Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights median real estate price is $1,246,989, which is more expensive than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights is currently $2,779, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.
Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mountain Brook, Alabama.
Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.0% in Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
The rate of college educated adults in the Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 90.6% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 97.9% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 70.1% of the workforce in the Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Did you know that the Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood has more Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry.
Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood in Mountain Brook are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 88.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.7% 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 63.2% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood, 70.1% 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 17.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.6%), and 3.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households. Some people also speak Langs. of India (3.3%).
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 Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood in Mountain Brook, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.1%), and residents who report German roots (6.6%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.9%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.
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 Bentley Hills / Crestline Heights neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (77.5%) 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.