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
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 96.2% of commuters who live in the
Chatham Rd NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Chatham Rd NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood has more
British and English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 18.3% have English ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the Chatham Rd NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 54.6% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Chatham Rd NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.1% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Georgia, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Georgia.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Chatham Rd NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 85.2% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Chatham Rd NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 73.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 32.5% of the residential real estate vacant, the Chatham Rd NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.