East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates median real estate price is $603,947, which is more expensive than 90.3% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 80.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates is currently $2,489, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.8% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.
East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Decatur, Georgia.
East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates has a 13.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.9% 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.
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.
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 East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood is wealthier than 98.2% 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. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.3% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood may actually hold the key. 72.5% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood, where 44.1% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 13.1% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 84.6% of the workforce in the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Furthermore, the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 95.2% 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.
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood, analysis shows that 24.2% 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 96.0% 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.
If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 25.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Did you know that the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood has more Yugoslav and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 24.5% have English ancestry.
East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood in Decatur 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
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 East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood, 84.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 12.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (7.5%), and 5.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, German/Yiddish and Chinese.
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 East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood in Decatur, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (24.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (22.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (17.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.
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 East Ponce de Leon Corridor / Glenwood Estates neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (59.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (7.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.