Neighborhood Analysis: Cox Heights<br />By: Sarah Smith, Crystal Rova, Nick Wittig, Erick Bustillos, and Tyler LeFever <br />
ThomasRd<br />PimaRd<br />Pima Indian Reservation<br />Hayden Rd<br />CoxHeights<br />McDowellRd<br />Loop101<br />
Style of Home<br />The updated homes tend to have grass lawns and carports upgraded into garages <br />Most of the homes h...
Demographics:<br />
Demographics:<br />
Demographics:<br />Education<br />No High School- 4.7%<br />Some High School-5.2%<br />High School Diploma-42.9%<br />Some...
Demographics-CrimeStatistics<br /><ul><li>Most of the crimes in the neighborhood are home burglaries, car theft, and vanda...
NearbyAmenities, Healthcare, andSafety<br />All with-in one mile:<br /><ul><li>Two major shopping plazas on either end:
Lowe’s & Fry’s on McDowell & Hayden
Fresh & Easy & CVS on Thomas & Hayden
Both plazas have restaurants
Fire Department
23,996 incidents reported between 2009/2010
569 fires
Southwest Ambulance
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Neighborhood Analysis, Cox Meadows

  1. 1. Neighborhood Analysis: Cox Heights<br />By: Sarah Smith, Crystal Rova, Nick Wittig, Erick Bustillos, and Tyler LeFever <br />
  2. 2. ThomasRd<br />PimaRd<br />Pima Indian Reservation<br />Hayden Rd<br />CoxHeights<br />McDowellRd<br />Loop101<br />
  3. 3. Style of Home<br />The updated homes tend to have grass lawns and carports upgraded into garages <br />Most of the homes have gravel or dirt yards with native desert plants or trees<br />
  4. 4. Demographics:<br />
  5. 5. Demographics:<br />
  6. 6. Demographics:<br />Education<br />No High School- 4.7%<br />Some High School-5.2%<br />High School Diploma-42.9%<br />Some College-17.7%<br />Associate-5.5%<br />Bachelors-13.7%<br />Graduate-5.9%<br />AverageIncome<br />$52,913<br />
  7. 7. Demographics-CrimeStatistics<br /><ul><li>Most of the crimes in the neighborhood are home burglaries, car theft, and vandalisms (to either homes or cars).</li></ul>Crimes in the neighborhood in the last 6 months<br />
  8. 8. NearbyAmenities, Healthcare, andSafety<br />All with-in one mile:<br /><ul><li>Two major shopping plazas on either end:
  9. 9. Lowe’s & Fry’s on McDowell & Hayden
  10. 10. Fresh & Easy & CVS on Thomas & Hayden
  11. 11. Both plazas have restaurants
  12. 12. Fire Department
  13. 13. 23,996 incidents reported between 2009/2010
  14. 14. 569 fires
  15. 15. Southwest Ambulance
  16. 16. 17,103 medical calls
  17. 17. Hospital
  18. 18. Scottsdale Osborn
  19. 19. Police department
  20. 20. Indian School & 75th Street
  21. 21. Locatednear MCC, SCC, and ASU</li></li></ul><li>Transportation<br />
  22. 22. Transportation<br />
  23. 23. Transportation-Busroutes and Bike paths<br /><ul><li>Not many stops
  24. 24. Busstops are usually nothing more than a sign in the ground with no shade or seating
  25. 25. Many bike paths available and most of the streets have bike lanes</li></li></ul><li>WaterQuality<br />
  26. 26. AirQuality<br />
  27. 27. Short Term Recommendations:<br /><ul><li>Organize neighborhood watch program:
  28. 28. Many subdivisions in community – may need more than one ‘watch’ to be effective but they should coordinate frequently to share news and information
  29. 29. Spread awareness throughout neighborhood on the Solar Lecture Series and the Green Building Lecture Series being hosted within the community at the Granite Reef Community Center:
  30. 30. Walking Distance
  31. 31. Up-close example of LEED Gold Certified building
  32. 32. Attempt sponsorship of a local solar or green building company to cover costs of a community flyer for volunteers to use
  33. 33. http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/greenbuilding/Solar_Lectures
  34. 34. http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Page13009.aspx</li></ul>Granite Reef Senior Community Center<br />
  35. 35. Long Term Recommendations:<br /><ul><li>Approach City of Scottsdale and Valley Metro for additional bus routes/stops and commuter friendly bus stops with seating and shade
  36. 36. Continued community push for solar and other sustainable home modifications: Possible formation of a Green Neighborhood Coalition
  37. 37. Educate homeowners and owners of multi-unit dwellings on where to find recourses and incentives offered by City of Scottsdale and other governing bodies
  38. 38. http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/greenbuilding#Resources
  39. 39. Work towards organizing and maintaining a community garden. Possible paths:
  40. 40. Organize group to carpool or bike to Scottsdale Community College Garden
  41. 41. Lobby City of Scottsdale Parks and Recreation to pilot a community garden program modeled after the system City of Tempe uses.
  42. 42. Approach Hohokam Elementary Administration/PTA about starting a garden club for students in conjunction with the neighborhood community
  43. 43. Residents of Scottsdale Estates 5-9 and Trail West subdivisions should consider applying for Historic District Status.
  44. 44. Possible grant funding for exterior retrofits
  45. 45. Community pride and appearance</li></ul>Hohokam Elementary School<br />Garden Here?<br />

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