Huntsville, AL (Mayfair / Longwood)




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About Huntsville, AL (Mayfair / Longwood)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mayfair / Longwood median real estate price is $193,827, which is more expensive than 86.2% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 52.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mayfair / Longwood is currently $1,073, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.4% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.

Mayfair / Longwood is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Mayfair / Longwood real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Mayfair / Longwood neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Mayfair / Longwood has a 11.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 61.5% 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 Mayfair / Longwood neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mayfair / Longwood neighborhood has more Scottish and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.0% have Belgian ancestry.

Mayfair / Longwood is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Mayfair / Longwood neighborhood, is that an incredible 82.6% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Mayfair / Longwood neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 70.5% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

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 Mayfair / Longwood 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 11.2% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Alabama.


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 Mayfair / Longwood 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 72.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.4% 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 Mayfair / Longwood neighborhood, 70.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 15.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (9.4%), and 7.4% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Mayfair / Longwood neighborhood in Huntsville, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (16.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report Scottish roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mayfair / Longwood neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.3%).

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 Mayfair / Longwood neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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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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Mayfair / Longwood 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Mayfair / Longwood 0.101011101001110
Huntsville 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Mayfair / Longwood 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 AL school districts.

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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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