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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Frances Heights / Hayes Highland median real estate price is $225,167, which is more expensive than 55.6% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 27.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Frances Heights / Hayes Highland is currently $2,128, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.9% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.

Frances Heights / Hayes Highland is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fultondale, Alabama.

Frances Heights / Hayes Highland real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Frances Heights / Hayes Highland neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Frances Heights / Hayes Highland, the current vacancy rate is 1.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Frances Heights / Hayes Highland is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Fultondale, the Frances Heights / Hayes Highland neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Astoundingly, the Frances Heights / Hayes Highland neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Fultondale neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the Frances Heights / Hayes Highland neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.5% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.

Frances Heights / Hayes Highland is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Frances Heights / Hayes Highland neighborhood in Fultondale are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.8% 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 Frances Heights / Hayes Highland neighborhood, 43.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.1%), and 8.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Frances Heights / Hayes Highland neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu (the national language of Pakistan).

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 Frances Heights / Hayes Highland neighborhood in Fultondale, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (7.0%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (6.5%), and residents who report African roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.2%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Frances Heights / Hayes Highland neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (73.4%) 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 (5.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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