Huntsville, AL (Goss Rd / Patton Rd)




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About Huntsville, AL (Goss Rd / Patton Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Goss Rd / Patton Rd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Goss Rd / Patton Rd is currently $1,454, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.4% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.

Goss Rd / Patton Rd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Goss Rd / Patton Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Goss Rd / Patton Rd has a 14.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.7% 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.

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 Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 22.4% of employed workers living in the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 81.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 21.7% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Also, in the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 36.7% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.2% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 35 residents per square mile, Goss Rd / Patton Rd is less crowded than 91.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood has more Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry.

Goss Rd / Patton Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% 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 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 10.5% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Alabama.


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 Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood in Huntsville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 64.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 12.2% 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 59.1% 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 Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood, 50.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (25.4%), and 22.4% in the military.

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 Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood in Huntsville, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report Polish roots (3.8%), and some of the residents are also of Spanish ancestry (3.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: 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 Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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 Goss Rd / Patton Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (81.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (59.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (36.7%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Goss Rd / Patton Rd 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72

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Goss Rd / Patton Rd 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of AL 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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