Tuscaloosa, AL (Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr)




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About Tuscaloosa, AL (Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr median real estate price is $124,145, which is less expensive than 51.5% of Alabama neighborhoods and 51.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr is currently $1,035, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.4% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.

Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (11.3%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, 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 Tuscaloosa, the Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr (23.1%) than in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Alabama.


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 Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr neighborhood in Tuscaloosa are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 68.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 44.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.0% of U.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 Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr neighborhood, 30.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (27.1%), and 15.1% 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 Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr neighborhood in Tuscaloosa, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (6.1%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (5.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.2%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (2.5%), among others. In addition, 10.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.4%).

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 Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (72.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.1%) 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 (23.1%) . 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 Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr 0.101011101001110
Tuscaloosa 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr 0.101011101001110
Tuscaloosa 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79

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Crescent Ridge Rd E / Highpoint Dr 0.101011101001110
Tuscaloosa 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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TUSCALOOSA COUNTY


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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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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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TUSCALOOSA 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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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

School District Enrollment By Group

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