Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the Town Center of Chunchula are $98,249, which is more expensive than 55.4% of the neighborhoods
in Alabama and 23.3% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Chunchula Town Center are currently
$844, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.2%
of the neighborhoods in Alabama.
Chunchula Town Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Chunchula, Alabama.
Real estate in the Town Center of Chunchula, AL is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Chunchula
Town Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.4%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.8% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Chunchula
Town Center neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 7.5%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Chunchula Town Center neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 2.4% have Native American ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America, with 33.4% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
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 Town Center neighborhood in Chunchula are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 50.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 13.9% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 53.7%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Chunchula Town Center neighborhood, 30.2%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(19.8%), and 17.5% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
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 Town Center neighborhood in Chunchula, AL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(8.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.8%) , and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (3.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Native American ancestry (2.4%) , along with some German ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Chunchula Town Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.1%).
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 Chunchula Town Center neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.6% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (84.5%) 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 (15.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.