Waco, TX (S 18th St / Clay Ave)








About Waco, TX (S 18th St / Clay Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S 18th St / Clay Ave median real estate price is $85,508, which is less expensive than 86.6% of Texas neighborhoods and 91.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in S 18th St / Clay Ave is currently $1,045, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.8% of Texas neighborhoods.

S 18th St / Clay Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Waco, Texas.

S 18th St / Clay Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

S 18th St / Clay Ave has a 12.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 64.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Waco, the S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 47.6% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 98.7% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.3% of the adult residents in the S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 73.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

S 18th St / Clay Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 67.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood in Waco are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 47.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood, 47.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.6%), and 8.5% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 67.1% of households. Some people also speak English (31.9%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood in Waco, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (73.4%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (2.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (2.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (2.2%). In addition, 33.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in S 18th St / Clay Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (84.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Waco Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Alta Vista Elementary School
3637 Alta Vista Dr
Waco, TX 76706
PK-05
Bell's Hill Elementary School
2100 Ross
Waco, TX 76706
PK-05
Cesar Chavez Middle School
700 S 15 Th St
Waco, TX 76706
06-08
Crestview Elementary School
1120 N New Rd
Waco, TX 76710
PK-05
Harmony School Of Innovation Waco
1100 S Valley Mills Dr
Beverly Hills, TX 76711
07-12
South Waco Elementary School
2104 Gurley Ln
Waco, TX 76706
PK-05
Tennyson Middle School
6100 Tennyson Dr
Waco, TX 76710
06-08
University H S School
3201 S New Rd
Waco, TX 76706
09-12
Waco H S School
2020 N 42 Nd St
Waco, TX 76710
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

WACO ISD


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District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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