Real Estate Prices and Overview
Scarbrough Cross Roads median real estate prices are $143,835, which is more expensive than 63.1% of the neighborhoods
in Georgia and 43.3% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Scarbrough Cross Roads are currently
$1,252, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.4%
of the neighborhoods in Georgia.
Scarbrough Cross Roads is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Ellenwood, Georgia.
Scarbrough Cross Roads real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Scarbrough Cross Roads 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.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in
Scarbrough Cross Roads. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 50.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
97.8% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Furthermore, the Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 95.8% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood has more
Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry.
Scarbrough Cross Roads is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no
further than the Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools,
above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in
predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood
among the top 12.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods
across the state of Georgia. In addition, there are a high proportion
of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy
for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community
support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected
by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational
attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
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 Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood in Ellenwood are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 73.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 20.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.2%
of U.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 Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood, 40.7%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 22.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(20.5%), and 16.0% 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 Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood in Ellenwood, GA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(6.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (3.8%) , and residents who report English roots (2.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (2.6%) , along with some African ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Scarbrough Cross Roads
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.
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 Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.5% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (88.9%) 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 (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.