Fitzgerald, GA (Bowens Mill / Queensland)




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About Fitzgerald, GA (Bowens Mill / Queensland)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Bowens Mill / Queensland median real estate price is $63,282, which is less expensive than 92.0% of Georgia neighborhoods and 92.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Bowens Mill / Queensland is currently $617, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 92.4% of Georgia neighborhoods.

Bowens Mill / Queensland is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fitzgerald, Georgia.

Bowens Mill / Queensland real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Bowens Mill / Queensland has a 16.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.9% 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Fitzgerald, the Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 99.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 47.0% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 17 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.4% of America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 97.0% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Furthermore, the Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 96.0% 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Bowens Mill / Queensland (22.2%) than in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood. More residents of the Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.7% 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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood in Fitzgerald are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 45.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.8% 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 Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood, 34.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.9%), and 16.7% 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 Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood in Fitzgerald, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (7.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.4%), and residents who report German roots (4.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households.

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 Bowens Mill / Queensland neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.9%) 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 (22.2%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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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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Bowens Mill / Queensland 0.101011101001110
Fitzgerald 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Bowens Mill / Queensland 0.101011101001110
Fitzgerald 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Bowens Mill / Queensland 0.101011101001110
Fitzgerald 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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BEN HILL COUNTY


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Better than of GA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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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
Prek Center
405 N Longstreet St
Fitzgerald, GA, 31750
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Fitzgerald High School
601 W Cypress St
Fitzgerald, GA, 31750
09-12
Ben Hill County Primary School
221 Jc Hunter Rd
Fitzgerald, GA, 31750
PK-02
Ben Hill County Middle School
134 Jc Hunter Rd
Fitzgerald, GA, 31750
06-08
Ben Hill Elementary School
328 Lobinger Ave
Fitzgerald, GA, 31750
03-05

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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