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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth median real estate price is $608,550, which is more expensive than 89.2% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 79.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth is currently $4,522, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Roswell, Georgia.

Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth 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.

In Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth, the current vacancy rate is 1.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth 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.

Real Estate

One way that the Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, the Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth 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 98.9% 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 97.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 87.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Modes of Transportation

In the Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 25.1% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth is among the best neighborhoods for families in Georgia. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.0% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Georgia. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 4.7% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Diversity

Did you know that the Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood has more English and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.8% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 5.0% have Scottish ancestry.

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 Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood in Roswell are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.3% 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 77.8% 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 Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood, 66.5% 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 18.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.2%), and 6.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.5% of households.

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 Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood in Roswell, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (21.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.

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 Shallowford Heights / Chatsworth neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (69.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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