Popular real estate near Savannah, GA (City Center)
Savannah City Center real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. Average rental prices in Savannah City Center are currently $119, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 99.9% of Georgia neighborhoods.
Savannah City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Savannah, Georgia.
Real estate in the City Center of Savannah, GA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Savannah City Center, the current vacancy rate is 3.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Savannah City Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.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
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Savannah City Center neighborhood has more single mother households than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Savannah City Center neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. The Savannah City Center neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (89.2%) than found in 99.7% 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.
Also, an extraordinary 46.6% of the residents of the Savannah City Center neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.
Finally, the Savannah City Center neighborhood stands out within Georgia for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5% of college-friendly places to live in GA.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Savannah City Center neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 47.1% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Savannah City Center neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.4% 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 97.6% 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.Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Savannah City Center neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (47.4%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Savannah City Center neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 43.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Savannah City Center neighborhood has more Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry.
Savannah City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Savannah City Center neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.The Neighbors 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 City Center neighborhood in Savannah are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 89.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.7% 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 Savannah City Center neighborhood, 52.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 19.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.5%), and 13.2% 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 City Center neighborhood in Savannah, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (9.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (4.9%) , and residents who report Asian roots (2.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (2.5%) , along with some West Indian ancestry residents (2.5%), 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 Savannah City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.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 Savannah City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (47.1%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (43.2%) and 7.1% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||UNREPORTED|
|RENTAL PRICE||Very low cost relative to GA, very low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Single-family 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 Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969) and some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999)|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||No Data Available|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|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 Sales & Service workers, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Executive, managerial & professional|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black, some White (non-Hispanic), some Hispanic, some East Asian, some Mexican, some Irish ancestry, some Italian ancestry and some Puerto Rican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
35,246 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||27.4||44.4|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||2.0||3.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.2||0.2|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||61.1||57.4|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||6.3|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||89.2|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO GA*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|SINCE 1990||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 10 YEARS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 5 YEARS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 2 YEARS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 12 MONTHS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LATEST QUARTER||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|* 10 is highest|
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