About Lithonia, GA (Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd median real estate price is $239,785, which is more expensive than 61.8% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 46.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd is currently $2,023, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.2% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lithonia, Georgia.

Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd, the current vacancy rate is 1.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel 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 99.5% 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 99.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.2% 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, 52.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: People

Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd is ranked among the top 5.5% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of Georgia according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd neighborhood has more Jamaican and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 14.6% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.0% 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 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd neighborhood in Lithonia are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.0% 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 78.9% 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 Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd 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 22.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.2%), and 21.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.

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 Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd neighborhood in Lithonia, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (17.0%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report African roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (2.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (1.4%), among others. In addition, 18.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Pleasant Hill Rd / Rock Chapel Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (39.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (89.1%) 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 (5.5%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Rock Chapel Elementary School
1130 Rock Chapel Rd
Lithonia, GA 30058
PK-05
Stephenson Middle School
922 Stephenson Rd
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
06-08
Stephenson High School
701 Stephenson Rd
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
09-12
Lithonia High School
2440 Phillips Rd
Lithonia, GA 30058
09-12
Lithonia Middle School
2451 Randall Ave
Lithonia, GA 30058
06-08
Princeton Elementary School
1301 S Deshon Rd
Lithonia, GA 30058
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

DEKALB 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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