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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes median real estate price is $264,414, which is more expensive than 39.1% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 35.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes is currently $3,085, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.8% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Marietta, Georgia.

Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes, the current vacancy rate is 2.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Marietta, the Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes 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 Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, an extraordinary 24.4% of the residents of the Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes 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 87.7% 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.

Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 70.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 95.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

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. In the Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Diversity

Did you know that the Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood has more Canadian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 3.0% have Jamaican ancestry.

Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood in Marietta are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.2% 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.

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 Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood, 37.4% 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 31.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.5%), and 12.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.3%).

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 Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood in Marietta, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (11.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.3%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (6.1%), among others. In addition, 10.4% 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 Chastain Center / Chastain Lakes neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.1%) 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 (8.0%) . 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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