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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen median real estate price is $769,072, which is more expensive than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 87.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen is currently $4,167, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Dunwoody, Georgia.

Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.2% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

In addition, one way that the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Furthermore, the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.1% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 86.9% of the adults living in the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen 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.

Finally, a majority of the adults in the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Georgia by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in Georgia. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.

Occupations

The Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 75.9% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Modes of Transportation

In the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 24.0% 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 95.8% 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood has more Swiss and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 3.9% have British ancestry.

Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood in Dunwoody 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 94.9% 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.

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 Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood, 75.9% 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 18.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (4.6%), and 3.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Korean.

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 Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood in Dunwoody, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.8%), and residents who report English roots (15.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

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 Dunwoody Heights / Mill Glen neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (65.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (5.9%) . 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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