What better way to learn about
your new area than through our community information tools. You are starting a new
life, in a new location. Why not learn about all the different aspects of your new
community? Our community information tools provide you with statistics, averages
and information regarding school districts.
Moving Resources: Getting to Know Your Community
By entering your state and zip code, Allied's community information tools can provide
you with an overview of your community. The community information tool can also
compare two communities' overviews and costs of living. If you want school information,
that option is available as well.
The community information provided starts with community characteristics, or factors
that influence the specific community greatly. These factors can include nearby
military facilities, residential turnover rates and closest sports teams. The community
summary breaks down population growth and density, as well as household size and
those households with children.
In regards to housing at your new location, our tools fill you in on residential
turnover, average residency years and the percentages of those homes vacant, rented
and owned. These percentages can give you a better idea of where you stand once
you enter into your new community in regards to your neighbors. The housing inventory
and housing stability statistics provided by this community information tool are
great to know when heading into new territory.
Our community information tool will also provide you with population statistics
in terms of age. Employment and income statistics are given in addition to the population
information for your new community. The climate and weather statistics are also
provided. You can find out the low and high temperatures, as well as the weather
risk in your new location compared to the national average. To promote your sense
of safety, crime statistics are compared to the national average as well.
Moving Education: Get to Know Your Schools
When moving, whether you are a college student or relocating a family of four, it's
important to be aware of the quality of the school districts in your new community.
The community information tool will provide you with the educational climate and
highest level of education attained for your new location. This is broken down by
degrees, ranging from no high school to graduate degrees.
For a more specific breakdown of the schools in your new area, you can click on
the School Information tab to receive listings for all the schools in the community,
both public and private. The school overview will provide you with information regarding
the educational climate, technology measure, student to teacher ratio and students
per grade. There are also more specific facts available such as the number of students,
teacher and classrooms; featured programs; and the principal's name. You can become
fully educated about the surrounding school districts before relocating to your
Allied's Moving Resources and Education Tools
Use our community information tools to learn everything you need to know about your
new location. Moving is an exciting time, and the sense of adventure is palpable.
You're starting a new life in a new place. Becoming well educated about that new
place will only add to the enjoyment of starting over.