Forest Park, GA (Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd)




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About Forest Park, GA (Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd median real estate price is $68,012, which is less expensive than 89.7% of Georgia neighborhoods and 89.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd is currently $1,211, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.8% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Forest Park, Georgia.

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

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 83.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Forest Park, the Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 35.9% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood has more Scottish and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.9% have Cuban ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 23.6% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood than in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood in Forest Park are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 14.0% 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 55.3% 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 Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood, 45.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 33.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (10.9%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood in Forest Park, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (37.9%). There are also a number of people of Scottish ancestry (9.2%), and residents who report German roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (5.4%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (2.1%), among others. In addition, 37.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 55.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (40.2%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (64.1%) 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 (35.9%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd 0.101011101001110
Forest Park 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd 0.101011101001110
Forest Park 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22
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Ledgewood Dr / Morrow Rd 0.101011101001110
Forest Park 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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CLAYTON 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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