Belforest / Yelling Settlement median real estate price is $489,380, which is more expensive than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 73.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Belforest / Yelling Settlement is currently $3,413, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.
Belforest / Yelling Settlement is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Daphne, Alabama.
Belforest / Yelling Settlement real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Belforest / Yelling Settlement are 4.3%, which is lower than one will find in 73.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Belforest / Yelling Settlement 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.
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 Daphne, the Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Belforest / Yelling Settlement 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 Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
One way that the Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Did you know that the Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood has more Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry.
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 Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood in Daphne are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.2% 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 78.3% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood, 49.0% 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 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.6%), and 9.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.6%).
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 Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood in Daphne, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (14.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report German roots (7.2%), and some of the residents are also of Hungarian ancestry (4.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.
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 Belforest / Yelling Settlement neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.3%) 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 (13.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.