Real Estate Prices and Overview
Lia Hills Dr median real estate prices are $106,568, which is more expensive than 38.5% of the neighborhoods
in Georgia and 27.2% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Lia Hills Dr are currently
$969, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.9%
of the neighborhoods in Georgia.
Lia Hills Dr is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Norcross, Georgia.
Lia Hills Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Lia Hills Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Lia Hills Dr. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.4%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 83.7% 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
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 Norcross,
the Lia Hills Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Lia Hills Dr
neighborhood than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Lia Hills Dr
What is interesting to note, is that the Lia Hills Dr
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(57.4%) than are found in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lia Hills Dr neighborhood has more
Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry.
Lia Hills Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Lia Hills Dr neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
21.7% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Lia Hills Dr stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 82.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
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 Lia Hills Dr neighborhood in Norcross are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 78.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 56.1% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.8%
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 Lia Hills Dr neighborhood, 50.1%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 29.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(10.8%), and 10.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Lia Hills Dr neighborhood in Norcross, GA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(36.6%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (11.2%) , and residents who report South American roots (2.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (1.4%) . In addition, 57.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Lia Hills Dr
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 66.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, South Asian languages, Vietnamese and Hindi (which is the official language of India).
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 Lia Hills Dr neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.7% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (66.0%) 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 (21.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.