Chelsea, AL (Route 280 / Chesser Dr)




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About Chelsea, AL (Route 280 / Chesser Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Route 280 / Chesser Dr median real estate price is $179,478, which is more expensive than 83.3% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 48.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Route 280 / Chesser Dr is currently $1,635, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.

Route 280 / Chesser Dr is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chelsea, Alabama.

Route 280 / Chesser Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Route 280 / Chesser Dr are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 73.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Route 280 / Chesser Dr is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Chelsea, the Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Route 280 / Chesser Dr is among the best neighborhoods for families in Alabama. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.7% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Alabama. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 75.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.6% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood has more Lebanese and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 0.9% have Yugoslav ancestry.

Route 280 / Chesser Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood in Chelsea are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America'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 Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood, 43.8% 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 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.6%), and 13.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood in Chelsea, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (16.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.1%), and residents who report English roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (4.7%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.2% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.4%).

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 Route 280 / Chesser Dr neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (89.2%) 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 (9.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Route 280 / Chesser Dr 0.101011101001110
Chelsea 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Route 280 / Chesser Dr 0.101011101001110
Chelsea 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Route 280 / Chesser Dr 0.101011101001110
Chelsea 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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SHELBY COUNTY


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District Quality Compared to Alabama

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Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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