Real Estate Prices and Overview
S Main St / W Main St median real estate prices are $85,619, which is less expensive than 76.2% of Georgia neighborhoods
and 82.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in S Main St / W Main St are currently
$546, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 90.1% of Georgia neighborhoods.
S Main St / W Main St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Statesboro, Georgia.
S Main St / W Main St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the S Main St / W Main St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
S Main St / W Main St has a 17.2% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
79.4% 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
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the S Main St / W Main St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
21.4% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the S Main St / W Main St neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 64.0% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Main St / W Main St neighborhood has more
British ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry.
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 S Main St / W Main St neighborhood in Statesboro are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 93.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 23.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.3%
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 S Main St / W Main St neighborhood, 34.4%
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
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(21.5%), and 17.9% 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 S Main St / W Main St neighborhood in Statesboro, GA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(8.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.4%) , and residents who report German roots (4.1%) , and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (2.0%) , along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (2.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S Main St / W Main St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.3%).
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 S Main St / W Main St neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (64.0% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (75.7%) 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 (19.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.