Muscle Shoals, AL (S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave)




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About Muscle Shoals, AL (S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave median real estate price is $136,437, which is more expensive than 63.6% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 33.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave is currently $867, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.3% of Alabama neighborhoods.

S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave 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 S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave 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.

Real estate vacancies in S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave are 5.8%, which is lower than one will find in 70.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 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 S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave neighborhood in Muscle Shoals are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.7% 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 78.5% 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 S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave neighborhood, 37.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.6%), and 14.4% 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 S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave neighborhood in Muscle Shoals, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (8.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (4.4%), and residents who report German roots (4.3%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (2.4%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.8% 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 S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (93.3%) 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 (6.0%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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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S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave 0.101011101001110
Muscle Shoals 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72
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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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S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave 0.101011101001110
Muscle Shoals 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79
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S Wilson Dam Hwy / Avalon Ave 0.101011101001110
Muscle Shoals 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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MUSCLE SHOALS CITY


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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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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Webster Elem Sch
200 Webster Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL, 35661
01-02
Muscle Shoals Ctr For Tech
3200 S Wilson Dam Rd
Muscle Shoals, AL, 35661
09-12
Muscle Shoals Middle Sch
100 Trojan Dr
Muscle Shoals, AL, 35661
06-08
Mcbride Elem Sch
1400 Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL, 35661
03-05
Howell Graves Presch
3201 Alabama Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL, 35661
PK-KG
Highland Pk Elem Sch
714 Elmhurst St
Muscle Shoals, AL, 35661
01-02
Muscle Shoals High Sch
1900 E. Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL, 35661
09-12

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