Valdosta, GA (Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr)




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About Valdosta, GA (Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr median real estate price is $200,557, which is more expensive than 69.3% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 52.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr is currently $1,090, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.7% of Georgia neighborhoods.

Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Valdosta, Georgia.

Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr 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.

Real estate vacancies in Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 70.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr 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

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 Valdosta, the Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 4.3% of employed workers living in the Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.8% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, the Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood has more Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry.

Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 12.3% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.0% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Georgia, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Georgia.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood in Valdosta are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood, 35.6% 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 28.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.1%), and 17.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood in Valdosta, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report English roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (5.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: 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 Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and South Asian languages.

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 Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (91.1%) 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 (5.1%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr 0.101011101001110
Valdosta 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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Lake Laurie Dr / Sunnymeade Dr 0.101011101001110
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Georgia 30.22
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Valdosta 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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

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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
Valdosta Early College Academy
1605 Azalea Dr
Valdosta, GA, 31602
M-M
J. L. Lomax Elementary School
1450 Howell Rd
Valdosta, GA, 31601
PK-05
Newbern Middle School
2015 E Park Ave
Valdosta, GA, 31602
06-08
Nunn Elementary School
2201 N Forrest St
Valdosta, GA, 31602
PK-05
Valdosta High School
3101 N Forrest St
Valdosta, GA, 31602
09-12
Valdosta Middle School
110 Burton St
Valdosta, GA, 31602
06-08
Pinevale Elementary School
930 Lake Park Rd
Valdosta, GA, 31601
KG-05
Sallas Mahone Elementary
3686 Lake Laurie Dr
Valdosta, GA, 31605
KG-05
S.L. Mason Elementary School
813 W Gordon St
Valdosta, GA, 31601
PK-05

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