Real Estate Prices and Overview
Scarbrough Cross Roads median real estate prices are $143,835, which is more expensive than 63.0% of the neighborhoods
in Georgia and 43.2% 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 86.3%
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
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Ellenwood,
the Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 2.8% of employed workers living in the
Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.8% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Scarbrough Cross Roads neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 13.7% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 complementary 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
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 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
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
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
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 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.