Real Estate Prices and Overview
Country Club Highlands median real estate prices are $237,958, which is more expensive than 95.0% of the neighborhoods
in Alabama and 68.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Country Club Highlands are currently
$1,262, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.0%
of the neighborhoods in Alabama.
Country Club Highlands is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Hoover, Alabama.
Country Club Highlands real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Country Club Highlands neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Country Club Highlands, the current vacancy rate is 3.7%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.7% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Country Club Highlands
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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
Did you know that the Country Club Highlands neighborhood has more
Croatian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 18.0% have English ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
A majority of the adults in the Country Club Highlands neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Alabama by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.2%
of the neighborhoods in Alabama.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children , active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Country Club Highlands neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
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 Country Club Highlands neighborhood in Hoover are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 85.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.6% 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 86.3%
of America'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 Country Club Highlands neighborhood, 61.6%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 18.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(10.9%), and 8.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Country Club Highlands neighborhood in Hoover, AL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(18.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.6%) , and residents who report German roots (5.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (4.1%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Country Club Highlands
neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.7%).
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 Country Club Highlands neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.8%) 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 (10.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.