Florence, AL (Cypress Heights)




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About Florence, AL (Cypress Heights)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Cypress Heights median real estate price is $113,319, which is more expensive than 54.7% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 25.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Cypress Heights is currently $835, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.3% of Alabama neighborhoods.

Cypress Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Florence, Alabama.

Cypress Heights 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Cypress Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Cypress Heights. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Florence, the Cypress Heights neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Cypress Heights neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Cypress Heights neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 22.5% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Cypress Heights 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 3.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Alabama.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.2% 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 Cypress Heights neighborhood in Florence are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 88.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 8.8% 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 67.5% 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 Cypress Heights neighborhood, 46.8% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.4%), and 10.6% 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 Cypress Heights neighborhood in Florence, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (14.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report English roots (6.8%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (2.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cypress Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households. Some people also speak Korean (2.2%).

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 Cypress Heights neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.7%) 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 (7.2%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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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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Cypress Heights 0.101011101001110
Florence 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72
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Cypress Heights 0.101011101001110
Florence 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Cypress Heights 0.101011101001110
Florence 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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FLORENCE CITY


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Florence Learning Ctr
610 W. College St
Florence, AL, 35630
06-12
Handy Sch
955 Beale Street
Florence, AL, 35633
PK-PK
Florence High Sch
1201 Bradshaw Dr
Florence, AL, 35630
10-12
Florence Freshman Ctr
1203 Bradshaw Drive
Florence, AL, 35630
09-09
Harlan Elem Sch
2233 Mcburney Dr
Florence, AL, 35630
PK-04
Weeden Elem Sch
400 Baldwin Street
Florence, AL, 35630
KG-04
Florence Middle Sch
648 N. Cherry Street
Florence, AL, 35630
07-08
Hibbett Sch
1601 Appleby Blvd
Florence, AL, 35630
05-06
Forest Hills Sch
101 Stovall Dr
Florence, AL, 35633
KG-04

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