Atlanta, GA (Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW)




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About Atlanta, GA (Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW median real estate price is $886,721, which is more expensive than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW is currently $2,007, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW has a 12.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 64.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood stands out by having 97.4% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of all American neighborhoods.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.7% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 77.5% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Furthermore, with 1.6% of employed workers living in the Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: People

Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 41.7% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood is wealthier than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

Also, if you are planning to retire in Georgia, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW 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 Georgia, 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 97.0% of neighborhoods in GA. If a Georgia 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 urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood has more Scottish and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 2.5% have Welsh ancestry.

Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood in Atlanta are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% 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 90.1% 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 Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood, 77.5% 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 15.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.5%), and 2.6% 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 Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood in Atlanta, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.2%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (6.2%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households.

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 Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (97.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW 0.101011101001110
Atlanta 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW 0.101011101001110
Atlanta 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22
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Northside Pky NW / W Paces Ferry Rd NW 0.101011101001110
Atlanta 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of GA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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