Clay City / River Park median real estate price is $438,397, which is more expensive than 92.5% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 67.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Clay City / River Park is currently $1,719, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.8% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.
Clay City / River Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fairhope, Alabama.
Clay City / River Park 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 Clay City / River Park neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Clay City / River Park has a 12.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.5% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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.
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Clay City / River Park neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Alabama. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, highly educated executives and active retirees.
Our research reveals that 90.4% of commuters who live in the Clay City / River Park neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Clay City / River Park neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 7.3% have Arab ancestry.
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 Clay City / River Park neighborhood in Fairhope are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Clay City / River Park neighborhood, 41.5% 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 33.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.9%), and 11.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Clay City / River Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.8%).
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 Clay City / River Park neighborhood in Fairhope, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Scots-Irish (14.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report German roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of Arab ancestry (7.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.6%), among others.
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 Clay City / River Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (62.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.4%) 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 (5.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.