Found within zip codes: 36603
Popular real estate near Mobile, AL (Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St)
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St median real estate prices are $46,927, which is less expensive than 96.1% of Alabama neighborhoods and 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St are currently $270, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 90.2% of Alabama neighborhoods.
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mobile, Alabama.
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St 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 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.7% 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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Mobile neighborhood.
In addition, the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. The Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (63.3%) than found in 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 33.6% of the residential real estate vacant, the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood in Mobile are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 63.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle. In the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood, 35.7% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 31.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.7%), and 8.4% 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 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood in Mobile, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (0.8%).The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.5%).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 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (80.9%) 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 (12.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$46,927|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very low cost relative to AL, very low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings and a few Mobile homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Walkable, Hip & Trendy and Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some Families with children (family households with school-aged children)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 1 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Low income (among the 15% lowest income communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Sales & Service workers, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Executive, managerial & professional and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
FLORENCE HOWARD ELEM SCH
957 DR MARTIN L KING JR AVE, MOBILE, AL 36603
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
62,016 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||43.8||58.3|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||2.2||1.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||1.0||0.8|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||68.7||54.5|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||6.0|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||63.3|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO AL*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Mobile, AL appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
in Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Mobile 1 in 119
in Alabama 1 in 238
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Mobile 1 in 14
in Alabama 1 in 28
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave / N Broad St neighborhood Crime data are subscription only. Mobile, AL crime rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
Get the Ultimate Realtor…
We screen Realtors according to rigorous sales and service benchmarks, and we constantly survey our customers to make sure that Realtors in our elite network are meeting your highest standards. We guarantee it.†
…Plus a Cash Award
How much cash could I get?
Select an option below. You'll hear from us within 1 business hour.
Find a Realtor® and get up to $2,000 Cash Back.
How it works
Ready to find a Realtor?