Decatur, GA (Oakhurst)




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About Decatur, GA (Oakhurst)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Oakhurst median real estate price is $456,420, which is more expensive than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 85.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Oakhurst is currently $1,077, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 45.0% of Georgia neighborhoods.

Oakhurst is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Decatur, Georgia.

Oakhurst real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Oakhurst neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Oakhurst are 6.4%, which is lower than one will find in 66.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Oakhurst is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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: People

The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is that an astounding 4.3% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the Oakhurst neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Oakhurst neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Georgia. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 73.2% of the workforce in the Oakhurst neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Oakhurst neighborhood has more British and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 3.0% have French Canadian ancestry.


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 Oakhurst 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 89.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.3% 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 71.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Oakhurst neighborhood, 73.2% 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 14.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.9%), and 8.6% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Oakhurst neighborhood in Decatur, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (16.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Oakhurst neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).

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 Oakhurst neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.0%) 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.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oakhurst 0.101011101001110
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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Oakhurst 0.101011101001110
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Oakhurst 0.101011101001110
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Westchester Elementary School
758 Scott Blvd
Decatur, GA, 30030
KG-03
Clairemont Elementary School
155 Erie Ave
Decatur, GA, 30030
KG-03
Fifth Avenue Elementary
101 Fifth Avenue
Decatur, GA, 30030
04-05
Renfroe Middle School
220 W College Ave
Decatur, GA, 30030
06-08
Winnona Park Elementary School
510 Avery St
Decatur, GA, 30030
KG-03
Decatur High School
310 N Mcdonough St
Decatur, GA, 30030
09-12
Oakhurst Elementary School
175 Mead Rd
Decatur, GA, 30030
KG-03
New Glennwood Elementary
440 E Ponce De Leon Ave
Decatur, GA, 30030
KG-03

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