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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation median real estate price is $474,449, which is more expensive than 78.3% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 68.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation is currently $3,673, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.3% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Acworth, Georgia.

Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation, the current vacancy rate is 1.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Acworth, the Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

One way that the Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 74.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Furthermore, the Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.5% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

People

The Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Georgia. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood has more British and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 0.9% have Romanian ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood in Acworth are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.1% 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 59.1% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood, 53.0% 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 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.7%), and 7.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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 Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood in Acworth, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (7.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of British ancestry (3.9%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.2%), among others.

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 Picketts Mill / Picketts Plantation neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (35.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (71.8%) 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 (9.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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