Real Estate Prices and Overview
Gloucester / Marshallberg median real estate prices are $132,356, which is more expensive than 51.4% of the neighborhoods
in North Carolina and 38.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Gloucester / Marshallberg are currently
$559, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 87.9% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Gloucester / Marshallberg is a rural neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Beaufort, North Carolina. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Gloucester / Marshallberg real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Gloucester / Marshallberg 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Gloucester / Marshallberg. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 32.6%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.3% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
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
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 Beaufort,
the Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Gloucester / Marshallberg is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
One of the notable things about Gloucester / Marshallberg is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.4% of all neighborhoods in America, with 36.9% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 32.6% of the residential real estate vacant, the Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood has more
English and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 4.4% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 6.3%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Gloucester / Marshallberg (23.0%) than in 96.7% of the
neighborhoods in America.
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 Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood in Beaufort are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 69.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 26.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.6%
of U.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 shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood, 29.6%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 26.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(20.5%), and 17.7% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood in Beaufort, NC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(22.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.4%) , and residents who report German roots (10.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (4.4%) , along with some French ancestry residents (2.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Gloucester / Marshallberg
neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.7% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (75.9%) 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 (23.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.