Tuscaloosa, AL (Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St)




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About Tuscaloosa, AL (Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St median real estate price is $123,901, which is more expensive than 57.3% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 28.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St is currently $678, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.2% of Alabama neighborhoods.

Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St 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 Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 29.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.0% 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (54.4%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St neighborhood has more single mother households than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.0% of the neighborhoods in AL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.9% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.


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 Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St neighborhood in Tuscaloosa are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 40.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.0% of U.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 Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St neighborhood, 45.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 32.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (13.8%), and 8.4% 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 Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St neighborhood in Tuscaloosa, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (11.9%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report English roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.6%), along with some German ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% 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 Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.4%) 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 (7.7%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St 0.101011101001110
Tuscaloosa 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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Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St 0.101011101001110
Tuscaloosa 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79
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Skyland Blvd E / Andrews St 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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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

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