Phenix City, AL (Fort Mitchell / Oswichee)




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About Phenix City, AL (Fort Mitchell / Oswichee)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Fort Mitchell / Oswichee median real estate price is $190,129, which is more expensive than 81.4% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 49.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Fort Mitchell / Oswichee is currently $1,299, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.

Fort Mitchell / Oswichee is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Phenix City, Alabama.

Fort Mitchell / Oswichee real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Fort Mitchell / Oswichee. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Phenix City, the Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 24.0% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.4% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 57.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

In addition, one way that the Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: People

The Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood stands out within Alabama for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.8% of college-friendly places to live in AL. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.


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 Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood in Phenix City 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, 16.3% 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 50.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood, 34.7% 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 25.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (24.0%), and 23.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood in Phenix City, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.4%), and residents who report English roots (5.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.2%), along with some Jamaican ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.1%).

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 Fort Mitchell / Oswichee neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.1%) 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 (9.6%) . 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.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Fort Mitchell / Oswichee 0.101011101001110
Phenix City 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72
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Fort Mitchell / Oswichee 0.101011101001110
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Alabama 29.79
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Fort Mitchell / Oswichee 0.101011101001110
Phenix City 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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PHENIX CITY


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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

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RUSSELL COUNTY


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District Quality Compared to Alabama

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Better than of AL school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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
Alt Learning Ctr
91 Poorhouse Rd
Seale, AL, 36875
05-12
Ladonia Elem Sch
9 Woodland Dr
Phenix City, AL, 36869
PK-06
Mt Olive Elem Sch
456 State Highway 165
Fort Mitchell, AL, 36856
03-06
Oliver Elem Sch
77 Longview Street
Seale, AL, 36875
KG-06
Russell Elem Sch
733 Railroad St
Hurtsboro, AL, 36860
KG-06
Russell Co Middle Sch
4716 Old Seale Highway
Seale, AL, 36875
07-08
Mt Olive Primary Sch
454 State Highway 165
Ft Mitchell, AL, 36856
KG-02
Dixie Elem Sch
4914 Us Highway 80 W
Opelika, AL, 36804
KG-06
Russell Co High Sch
4699 Old Seale Highway
Seale, AL, 36875
09-12

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