About South Fulton, GA (Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms median real estate price is $339,153, which is more expensive than 72.5% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 58.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms is currently $2,432, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.7% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Fulton, Georgia.

Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms are 4.6%, which is lower than one will find in 72.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood about it; they already know. 32.5% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% 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.

In addition, the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 94.2% of Georgia neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood. A whopping 91.4% 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 99.1% 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.

In addition, one way that the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.1% 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.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 13.5% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.1% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 19.1% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood. In the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood in South Fulton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.6% 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 70.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood, 63.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 14.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (10.8%), and 10.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households.

The Neighbors: 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 Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood in South Fulton, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (19.1%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (19.1%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (8.3%).

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 Legacy At Palmetto Farms / Falls at Cascade Palms neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (13.5%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (83.0%) 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 (6.3%) . 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 Q4 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

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*
Palmetto Elementary School
505 Carlton Rd
Palmetto, GA 30268
PK-05
Westlake High School
2400 Union Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
09-12
Creekside High School
7405 Herndon Rd
Fairburn, GA 30213
09-12
Bear Creek Middle School
7415 Herndon Rd
Fairburn, GA 30213
06-08
Stonewall Tell Elementary School
3310 Stonewall Tell Rd
College Park, GA 30349
PK-05
Sandtown Middle School
5400 Campbellton Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30331
06-08
Renaissance Middle School
7155 Hall Rd
Fairburn, GA 30213
06-08
Langston Hughes High School
7501 Hall Rd
Fairburn, GA 30213
09-12
Cliftondale Elementary School
3340 W Stubbs Rd
College Park, GA 30349
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:

FULTON COUNTY


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District Quality Compared to Georgia

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Better than of GA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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