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Neighborhood: Francis Perry Estates

The Francis Perry Estates neighborhood was developed in the mid-1940's. This neighborhood is located south of Belt Line Road and west of Josey Lane. The Francis Perry Estates neighborhood is near Carrollton Highlands neighborhood, Perry Middle School, Turner High School and Crosby Recreational Center.

Phase Map

Francis Perry Project Map

Highlights

The Francis Perry Estates improvements will include improvements to streets, sidewalks, water & sewer lines and neighborhood signage.

Project Phasing Plan

Phase Start / Completion Date Estimated Amount Status / Highlights

Phase I


Start Date: May 2008

Estimated Completion: Fall 2009


 ~ $4,400,000

Project includes:
  • 1300-1700 blocks of Francis Street
  • 1000-1100 blocks of S. Maryland Avenue
  • 1000-1200 Blocks of Larner Road
  • 1500-1700 blocks of Ross Avenue
  • 1100 block of East Park Drive
  • 1100 block of West Park Drive
  • 1500 blocks of Parkside Drive
  • 1000-1100 blocks of Myers Street
  • 1300 block of Carroll Avenue.

Neighborhood Characteristics

The following are some selected characteristics from the 1990 & 2000 U.S. Census.
Census tract 137.14 block group 1 

Francis Perry City

Census Variables >    

1990 % Change 2000 1990  % Change 2000
Housing Characteristics
Population 1,100 +10% 1.210 82169 +32.9% 109,215
Persons / Occupied Housing Unit 2.72 10.3% 3.00 2.69 +1.5% 2.73
Occupancy Status 92.3% 96.6% 87.0% +5% 92.0%
Renter - Occupied Rate 33.6% 34.7% 39.0% -5% 34.0%
Owner-Occupied Rate 66.4% 65.3% 61.0% +5% 66.0%
Median Home Value $72,400 +17.6% $84,300 $99,300 +26.8% $125,900
Median Rental Rate $470 +25.1 $588 $542 +44.1% $781
Workforce Characteristics    
Labor Force (Age 16+) 100% 100% 100% same 100%
Commutes Alone 40.8% 67.4% 82.9% -1.7% 81.2%
Carpooled 7.5% 29.1% 11.1% -0.5% 11.6%
Public Transportation 2.5% 0.0% 1.5% -0.1% 1.4%
Walk 0.9% 0.0% 0.9% -0.4% 1.3%
Other 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% same 1.0%
Work at Home 0.8% 2.1% 2.6% +1.0% 3.6%
Mean travel time to work 22 min -9.1% 20.0 23.6 +12.7% 26.6
Racial Characteristics 
White 852 +4.2% 888 68,300 +15.3% 78,758
African American 82 -63.5% 30 4,014 +71.0% 6,862
American Indian 38 -89.5% 4 348 +44.5% 503
Asian / Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 31 +12.9% 35 5,598 +114.7% 12,019
Other 97 101.0% 195 3,909 +116.2% 8,451
2+ Races N/A N/A 58 N/A N/A 2,983
Hispanic 935 -38.1% 579 8,420 +154.2% 21,400
Income Characteristics 
Median Household Income $28,229 +21.8% $34,375 $45,787 +$16,619 $62,406
% in Poverty 15.7%
Total Housing Units 439 -1.82% 431 32,992 +19.0% 40,533

Project Photos

To view project pictures, please click on photo gallery.

Last updated: 4/21/2010 4:20:09 PM