Mobile, AL (U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd)




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About Mobile, AL (U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mobile, Alabama.

U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd real estate is primarily made up of . Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 99.4% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 1.5% have Austrian ancestry.

U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (46.9%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the U of South Alabama / Old Shell 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 34.1% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.0% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood, analysis shows that 15.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.


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 U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood in Mobile are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood, 53.1% 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 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.7%), and 8.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood in Mobile, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (15.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.6%), 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 U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Mon-Khmer (the dominant language of Cambodia), German and Vietnamese.

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 U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (63.1%) 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 (34.1%) . 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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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd 0.101011101001110
Mobile 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72
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U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd 0.101011101001110
Mobile 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79
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U of South Alabama / Old Shell Rd 0.101011101001110
Mobile 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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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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