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 38.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Gloucester / Marshallberg are currently
$516, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 70.4% 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
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
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
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 97.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Gloucester / Marshallberg neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
23.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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
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 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
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 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
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 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.