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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Godley Station median real estate price is $469,327, which is more expensive than 73.6% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 63.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Godley Station is currently $3,474, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.2% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Godley Station is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pooler, Georgia.

Godley Station real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Godley Station neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.3% in Godley Station. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Pooler, the Godley Station neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Godley Station neighborhood. A whopping 93.7% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

Occupations

With 2.2% of employed workers living in the Godley Station neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Diversity

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

Godley Station is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Godley Station neighborhood in Pooler are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.9% 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 72.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Godley Station neighborhood, 57.2% 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 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (12.4%), and 7.7% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Godley Station neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French, German/Yiddish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 Godley Station neighborhood in Pooler, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.1%), and residents who report English roots (5.3%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (3.7%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.

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 Godley Station neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (73.4%) 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 (15.8%) . 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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