Huntsville, AL (Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW)




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About Huntsville, AL (Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW median real estate price is $91,804, which is less expensive than 60.4% of Alabama neighborhoods and 60.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW is currently $788, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.9% of Alabama neighborhoods.

Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW 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 Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.6% in Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 26.1% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 0.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW neighborhood in Huntsville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 86.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW neighborhood, 34.1% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.4%), and 12.7% 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 Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW neighborhood in Huntsville, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (6.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.6%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (4.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.7%).

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 Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.5%) 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 (16.7%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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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Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79
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Blue Spring Rd NW / Sparkman Dr NW 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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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