Vestavia Hills, AL (Acton / Camp Horne)




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About Vestavia Hills, AL (Acton / Camp Horne)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Acton / Camp Horne median real estate price is $275,217, which is more expensive than 94.4% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 67.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Acton / Camp Horne is currently $1,515, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.

Acton / Camp Horne is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.

Acton / Camp Horne real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Acton / Camp Horne 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.6% in Acton / Camp Horne. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 53.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Acton / Camp Horne neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Acton / Camp Horne community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Alabama, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Acton / Camp Horne may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Alabama, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.7% of neighborhoods in AL. If a Alabama retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Acton / Camp Horne neighborhood has more Scottish and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 5.1% have Arab ancestry.

Acton / Camp Horne is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 93.9% of commuters who live in the Acton / Camp Horne neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.1% of the workforce in the Acton / Camp Horne neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


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 Acton / Camp Horne neighborhood in Vestavia Hills are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Acton / Camp Horne neighborhood, 63.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.5%), and 4.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Acton / Camp Horne neighborhood in Vestavia Hills, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.2%), and residents who report Scottish roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.3%), along with some Arab ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Acton / Camp Horne neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Acton / Camp Horne neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (93.9%) 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 (6.1%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Acton / Camp Horne 0.101011101001110
Vestavia Hills 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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Acton / Camp Horne 0.101011101001110
Vestavia Hills 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79
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Acton / Camp Horne 0.101011101001110
Vestavia Hills 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

JEFFERSON 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)

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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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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BIRMINGHAM 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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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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HOOVER 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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VESTAVIA HILLS 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.

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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Louis Pizitz Middle Sch
2020 Pizitz Dr
Vestavia Hills, AL, 35216
06-08
Vestavia Hills Elem Sch East
2109 Tyson Dr
Vestavia Hills, AL, 35216
PK-03
Vestavia Hills High Sch
2235 Lime Rock Rd
Vestavia Hills, AL, 35216
09-12
Vestavia Hills Elem Central
1289 Montgomery Hwy
Vestavia Hills, AL, 35216
04-05
Cahaba Heights Comm Sch
4401 Dolly Ridge Road
Vestavia Hills, AL, 35243
PK-05
Liberty Pk Middle Sch
17035 Liberty Parkway
Vestavia Hills, AL, 35242
06-08
Vestavia Hills Elem Sch West
1965 Merryvale Rd
Vestavia Hills, AL, 35216
PK-03
Liberty Pk Elem
17051 Liberty Pkwy
Vestavia Hills, AL, 35242
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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