Toccoa, GA (Carnes Creek / Fowlertown)




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About Toccoa, GA (Carnes Creek / Fowlertown)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Carnes Creek / Fowlertown median real estate price is $103,614, which is less expensive than 70.1% of Georgia neighborhoods and 70.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Carnes Creek / Fowlertown is currently $711, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.8% of Georgia neighborhoods.

Carnes Creek / Fowlertown is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Toccoa, Georgia.

Carnes Creek / Fowlertown real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Carnes Creek / Fowlertown neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Carnes Creek / Fowlertown. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.3% 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Carnes Creek / Fowlertown neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.3% of residents living with a same sex partner, Carnes Creek / Fowlertown is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Carnes Creek / Fowlertown neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 21.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Carnes Creek / Fowlertown neighborhood in Toccoa are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 9.3% 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 65.8% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Carnes Creek / Fowlertown neighborhood, 33.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.0%), and 16.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: 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 Carnes Creek / Fowlertown neighborhood in Toccoa, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (9.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.5%), and residents who report German roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (4.6%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Carnes Creek / Fowlertown neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.

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 Carnes Creek / Fowlertown neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.0%) 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 (21.0%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Toccoa, GA (Carnes Creek / Fowlertown) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Carnes Creek / Fowlertown 0.101011101001110
Toccoa 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78

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Toccoa VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Carnes Creek / Fowlertown 0.101011101001110
Toccoa 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Carnes Creek / Fowlertown 0.101011101001110
Toccoa 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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STEPHENS 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.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Stephens County Fifth Grade Academy School
1315 Rose Ln
Toccoa, GA, 30577
05-05
Liberty Elementary School
222 Old Liberty Hill Rd
Toccoa, GA, 30577
01-02
Toccoa Elementary School
304 N Pond St
Toccoa, GA, 30577
02-04
Stephens County Middle School
1315 Rose Ln
Toccoa, GA, 30577
06-08
Stephens County High School
638 White Pine Rd
Toccoa, GA, 30577
09-12
Big A Elementary School
289 Sorrells Dr
Eastanollee, GA, 30538
PK-KG

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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