Real Estate Prices and Overview
Dolonar / Chinn median real estate prices are $139,388, which is more expensive than 78.8% of the neighborhoods
in Alabama and 41.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Dolonar / Chinn are currently
$710, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.2%
of the neighborhoods in Alabama.
Dolonar / Chinn is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Bessemer, Alabama.
Dolonar / Chinn real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Dolonar / Chinn neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Dolonar / Chinn are 6.1%,
which is lower than one will find in 69.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Dolonar / Chinn
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Dolonar / Chinn neighborhood in Bessemer are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 54.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 29.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.8%
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 Dolonar / Chinn neighborhood, 32.1%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(26.3%), and 14.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Dolonar / Chinn neighborhood in Bessemer, AL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(4.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (4.0%) , and residents who report Italian roots (1.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (1.6%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Dolonar / Chinn
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in Dolonar / Chinn neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (87.1%) 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 (8.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.