Huntsville, AL (Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights)




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About Huntsville, AL (Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights median real estate price is $60,843, which is less expensive than 90.1% of Alabama neighborhoods and 90.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights is currently $504, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 98.8% of Alabama neighborhoods.

Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights 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 8.9% in Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Huntsville, the Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

The Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 88.3% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood about it; they already know. 33.3% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.3% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 17.3% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

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 Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 96.8% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 25.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights 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 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 88.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.8% of U.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 Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood, 44.0% 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 24.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.3%), and 13.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood in Huntsville, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (17.3%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (17.3%), and residents who report German roots (2.5%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (2.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households.

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 Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (72.0%) 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 (11.1%) and 6.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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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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Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Huntsville VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Cavalry Hill / Terry Heights 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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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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