Real Estate Prices and Overview
S Main St / W Main St median real estate prices are $85,619, which is less expensive than 76.1% 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 89.5% 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
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
Notable & Unique: People
An extraordinary 21.4% of the residents of the
S Main St / W Main St 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.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The S Main St / W Main St
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
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
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
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 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 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
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 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.