Wedowee, AL (Morrison Crossroad)




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About Wedowee, AL (Morrison Crossroad)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Morrison Crossroad median real estate price is $87,936, which is less expensive than 66.3% of Alabama neighborhoods and 66.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Morrison Crossroad is currently $694, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 84.4% of Alabama neighborhoods.

Morrison Crossroad is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wedowee, Alabama.

Morrison Crossroad real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Morrison Crossroad neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Morrison Crossroad. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (21.2%). 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 Wedowee, the Morrison Crossroad neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Alabama, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Morrison Crossroad 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 98.6% of neighborhoods in AL. If a Alabama retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

In addition, of note, 62.9% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.5% of all neighborhoods in America, with 33.7% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 26 residents per square mile, Morrison Crossroad is less crowded than 93.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Morrison Crossroad neighborhood in Wedowee are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 62.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.3% 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 Morrison Crossroad neighborhood, 37.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.5%), and 15.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Morrison Crossroad neighborhood in Wedowee, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (7.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (3.2%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Morrison Crossroad neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).

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 Morrison Crossroad neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (77.2%) 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 (16.2%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Morrison Crossroad 0.101011101001110
Wedowee 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Morrison Crossroad 0.101011101001110
Wedowee 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Morrison Crossroad 0.101011101001110
Wedowee 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Randolph-Roanoke Career Tech Ctr School
960 Main St S
Wedowee, AL, 36278
10-12
Wedowee Middle School
896 Woodland Ave W
Wedowee, AL, 36278
04-06
Wadley High School
105 Bailey St
Wadley, AL, 36276
KG-12
Woodland High School
24574 Highway 48
Woodland, AL, 36280
KG-12
Wedowee Elem School
940 Woodland Ave. West
Wedowee, AL, 36278
KG-03
Rock Mills Jr High School
415 County Road 75
Roanoke, AL, 36274
KG-08
Randolph Co High School
465 Woodland Ave
Wedowee, AL, 36278
07-12

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