Columbus, GA (Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace)




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About Columbus, GA (Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace is currently $1,462, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.4% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Columbus, Georgia.

Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 38.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.9% 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

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 Columbus, the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Furthermore, with 31.2% of employed workers living in the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.8% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

In addition, more people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

In addition, the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood stands out within Georgia for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 8.9% of college-friendly places to live in GA.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so. Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 38.3% of the residential real estate vacant, the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.9% 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.

In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 43.8% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood. In the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood has more Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry.

Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% 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 Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood in Columbus are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 48.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 23.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.5% 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 Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood, 40.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 38.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in the military (31.2%), and 29.4% in executive, management, and professional 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 Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood in Columbus, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.3%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.9%), along with some South American ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: 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 Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.0%) 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 (7.5%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace 0.101011101001110
Columbus 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78

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Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace 0.101011101001110
Columbus 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Battle Park / Custer Road Terrace 0.101011101001110
Columbus 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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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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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 GA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Morris R. Mcbride Elementary School
700 Custer Rd.
Fort Benning, GA, 31905
PK-05
Frank R. Loyd Elementary School
5701 Santa Fe Rd.
Fort Benning, GA, 31905
PK-05
Don C. Faith Middle School
1375 Ingersoll St.
Fort Benning, GA, 31905
06-08
Herbert J. Dexter Elementary School
99 Yeager Ave.
Fort Benning, GA, 31905
PK-05
Fort Rucker Primary School
Po Box 620279
Fort Rucker, GA, 36362
PK-01
Fort Rucker Elementary School
Po Box 620279
Fort Rucker, GA, 36362
02-06
Maxwell Afb Elementary/middle School
800 Magnolia Blvd.
Maxwell Afb, GA, 36112
PK-08
Freddie Stowers Elementary School
7791 Stowers Dr.
Fort Benning, GA, 31905
PK-05
Edward A. White Elementary School
300 1st Division Rd.
Fort Benning, GA, 31905
PK-05
Richard G. Wilson Elementary School
112 Lavoie Ave.
Fort Benning, GA, 31905
PK-05

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