Decatur, GA (Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave)




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About Decatur, GA (Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave median real estate price is $452,262, which is more expensive than 94.3% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 84.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave is currently $1,204, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.2% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Decatur, Georgia.

Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave are 7.3%, which is lower than one will find in 61.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave 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: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 67.2% of the workforce in the Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 1.1% have Lebanese ancestry.

Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.3% of residents living with a same sex partner, Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave 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 3.8% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Georgia.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 69.3% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 11.7% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.


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 Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood in Decatur are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 53.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.3% of U.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 Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood, 67.2% 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 15.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (10.3%), and 10.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood in Decatur, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.6%), and residents who report German roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (9.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.0%), 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 Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.

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 Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (70.8%) 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 (6.7%) and 6.4% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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)

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Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave 0.101011101001110
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave 0.101011101001110
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22
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Scott Blvd / Clairemont Ave 0.101011101001110
Decatur 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

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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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