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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd median real estate price is $226,637, which is more expensive than 29.4% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 26.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd is currently $2,056, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.9% of Georgia neighborhoods.

Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Columbus, Georgia.

Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.9% in Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Occupations

The Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.3% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd neighborhood stands out by having 90.9% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd neighborhood has more Belgian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 3.3% have Dominican 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 Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd neighborhood in Columbus are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.3% 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 55.1% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd neighborhood, 51.6% 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 20.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.3%), and 13.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd neighborhood in Columbus, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (13.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.7%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (3.3%), among others. In addition, 10.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Fortson Double Churches / Williams Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (63.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.9%) 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.


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