Real Estate Prices and Overview
Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW median real estate prices are $139,796, which is more expensive than 60.8% of the neighborhoods
in Georgia and 41.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW are currently
$1,115, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.5%
of the neighborhoods in Georgia.
Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Marietta, Georgia.
Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW real estate 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 Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW 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.
Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW has a 12.6% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
65.4% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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: People
An interesting characteristic about the Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW neighborhood
is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.3%
of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of
incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the
country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely
high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile
detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion
of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW neighborhood has more
Lithuanian and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 4.0% have African ancestry.
Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW
neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.8% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
96.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
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 Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW neighborhood in Marietta are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 58.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 38.7% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.8%
of U.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 Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW neighborhood, 30.2%
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 28.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(24.4%), and 16.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW neighborhood in Marietta, GA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(18.5%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (4.7%) , and residents who report African roots (4.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.9%) , along with some English ancestry residents (2.6%), among others. In addition, 20.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW
neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (25.6%).
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 Powder Springs Rd SW / Callaway Rd SW neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.3%) 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 (14.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.