Watkinsville, GA (City Center)




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About Watkinsville, GA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Watkinsville is $269,146, which is more expensive than 81.8% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 65.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Watkinsville City Center is currently $1,122, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.6% of Georgia neighborhoods.

Watkinsville City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Watkinsville, Georgia.

Real estate in the City Center of Watkinsville, GA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center 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 Watkinsville City Center are 5.5%, which is lower than one will find in 72.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Watkinsville City Center 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 Watkinsville, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Watkinsville City Center neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Watkinsville City Center neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 10.1% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Georgia. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools. 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.


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 City Center neighborhood in Watkinsville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.4% 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 63.7% 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 Watkinsville City Center neighborhood, 47.4% 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 23.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.2%), and 12.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Watkinsville, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.1%), and residents who report German roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (4.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Watkinsville City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.9% 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 Watkinsville City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.8%) 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 (5.6%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Watkinsville 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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City Center 0.101011101001110
Watkinsville 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Watkinsville 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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OCONEE COUNTY


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
North Oconee High School
1081 Rocky Branch Rd
Bogart, GA, 30622
09-12
Oconee County Middle School
1101 Mars Hill Rd
Watkinsville, GA, 30677
06-08
High Shoals Elementary School
401 Hopping Rd
Bishop, GA, 30621
PK-05
Oconee County High School
2721 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville, GA, 30677
09-12
Oconee County Elementary School
2230 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville, GA, 30677
03-05
Colham Ferry Elementary School
191 Colham Ferry Rd
Watkinsville, GA, 30677
KG-05
Malcom Bridge Elementary School
2600 Malcom Bridge Rd
Bogart, GA, 30622
KG-05
Oconee County Primary School
2290 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville, GA, 30677
PK-02
Malcom Bridge Middle School
2500 Malcom Bridge Rd
Bogart, GA, 30622
06-08
Rocky Branch Elementary School
5250 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville, GA, 30677
KG-05

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