Americus, GA (City Center)




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About Americus, GA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Americus is $114,584, which is less expensive than 64.4% of Georgia neighborhoods and 64.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Americus City Center is currently $875, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.7% of Georgia neighborhoods.

Americus City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Americus, Georgia.

Real estate in the City Center of Americus, GA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Americus City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.9% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Americus City Center neighborhood has more Canadian and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 2.7% have Native American ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Americus City Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Americus City Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 62.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 City Center neighborhood in Americus are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 41.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.0% 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 Americus City Center neighborhood, 47.9% 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 22.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.3%), and 10.6% 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 City Center neighborhood in Americus, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (7.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.3%), and residents who report English roots (5.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Americus City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.6%).

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 Americus City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (62.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (70.1%) 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 (17.8%) and 8.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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. 6 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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City Center 0.101011101001110
Americus 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Americus 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22
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Americus 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of GA school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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 GA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Americus Sumter County High South
805 Harrold Ave
Americus, GA, 31709
09-12
Sumter County Primary School
123 Learning Ln
Americus, GA, 31719
PK-02
Staley Middle School
915 N Lee St
Americus, GA, 31719
05-08
Sarah Cobb Elementary School
1901 Valley Dr
Americus, GA, 31709
PK-04
Americus Sumter County High North
101 Industrial Blvd
Americus, GA, 31719
09-09
Sumter County Elementary School
438 Bumphead Rd
Americus, GA, 31719
03-05
Sumter County Middle School
439 Bumphead Rd
Americus, GA, 31719
06-08

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