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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village median real estate price is $809,670, which is more expensive than 92.2% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 85.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village is currently $3,003, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.5% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Savannah, Georgia.

Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 38.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.0% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

The Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (89.3%) than found in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, an extraordinary 32.9% of the residents of the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village 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, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.2% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.4% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Finally, the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood stands out within Georgia for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.9% of college-friendly places to live in GA.

Modes of Transportation

More people in Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village choose to walk to work each day (34.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.3% of residents in the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Occupations

With 3.1% of employed workers living in the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 97.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 38.7%, which is higher than 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 65.4% of the residential real estate in the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Diversity

Did you know that the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood has more Jamaican and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 4.2% have Dutch ancestry.

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 Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

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 Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood in Savannah are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 70.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 89.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood, 54.7% 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 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (9.4%), and 8.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Polish.

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 Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood in Savannah, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.1%), 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 Bay Street Viaduct Area / Yamacraw Village neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (43.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (34.3%) and 5.3% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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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