Ellenwood, GA (River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd)




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About Ellenwood, GA (River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd median real estate price is $175,543, which is more expensive than 63.4% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 47.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd is currently $1,336, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.2% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ellenwood, Georgia.

River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd has a 13.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.7% 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.9% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 19.4% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.3% 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.

In addition, the River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd 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 96.9% 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 95.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 46.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 89.3% of the neighborhoods in GA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


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 River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood in Ellenwood are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 21.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.9% 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 River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood, 41.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.9%), and 10.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood in Ellenwood, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (19.4%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (16.9%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (7.5%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.1%).

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 River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (84.8%) 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 (9.1%) . 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd 0.101011101001110
Ellenwood 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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River Rd / Flakes Mill Rd 0.101011101001110
Ellenwood 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22
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Ellenwood 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

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DEKALB COUNTY


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Better than of GA school districts.

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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

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