Southside, AL

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Southside Profile


Overview

Southside is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 8,905 people and just one neighborhood, Southside is the 77th largest community in Alabama.

Southside real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Southside house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Southside is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Southside is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southside who work in management occupations (12.32%), healthcare (10.33%), and teaching (10.02%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Southside is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Southside a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Southside has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Southside’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Southside has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Southside has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Southside than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Southside may be for you.

As is often the case in a small city, Southside doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Southside Demographics

In terms of college education, Southside is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.30% of adults in Southside have a college degree.

The per capita income in Southside in 2018 was $33,806, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,224 for a family of four. However, Southside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Southside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Southside residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Southside include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Southside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Southside, AL HOMES

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TYPE OF Southside, AL HOMES

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SIZE OF Southside, AL HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Southside VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 21
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Southside Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

Schools In This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Southside Elementary School
2551 Highway 77
Southside, AL 35907
PK-05
Southside High School
2361 School Drive
Southside, AL 35907
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ETOWAH COUNTY


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Alabama

(10 is best)

Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.7% 55.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.8% 49.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.9% 6.1%

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