Most Expensive Chapel Hill Neighborhoods
|2||Morehead / Governor Dr|
|6||Mount Sinai Rd / University Station Rd|
|7||501 N / Mount Carmel Church Rd|
|8||Piney Mountain Rd / Riggsbee Rd|
|9||Stayman Cir / Daley Rd|
|10||Route 54 / Hatch Rd|
Chapel Hill is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 59,635 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Chapel Hill is the 16th largest community in North Carolina.
Chapel Hill home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Chapel Hill real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Chapel Hill is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chapel Hill is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chapel Hill who work in teaching (15.41%), healthcare (11.21%) and office and administrative support (10.54%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Chapel Hill has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Also of interest is that Chapel Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Chapel Hill is also a town of artists. Chapel Hill has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Chapel Hill’s character.
Chapel Hill is also a major college town with a large number of people who are 18 years or older and attending college. As is often the case in college towns, the many students that live in Chapel Hill have a strong influence on the local culture and entertainment scene, which may seem dormant by comparison in the summer months when much of the student population is away. In the fall, the return of students has a reinvigorating effect on the community. Because colleges are lasting institutions, they have a stabilizing effect on the economy by providing direct local benefits such as jobs for faculty and staff and spending by students. Chapel Hill’s economy is one such example of this.
Not only is Chapel Hill a town with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a very large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. That’s because Chapel Hill is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Chapel Hill a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Chapel Hill use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Chapel Hill‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Chapel Hill. 73.93% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Chapel Hill in 2010 was $35,714, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,856 for a family of four. However, Chapel Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Chapel Hill is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Chapel Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chapel Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chapel Hill include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, Italian and Scottish.
Chapel Hill also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.35%.
The most common language spoken in Chapel Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|CHAPEL HILL INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||20,564|
|CHAPEL HILL HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||41.88%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||58.12%|
|TYPE OF CHAPEL HILL HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||43.05%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.34%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.33%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||35.79%|
|SIZE OF CHAPEL HILL HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.33%|
|AGE OF CHAPEL HILL HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||19.17%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||52.09%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||25.45%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.30%|
|CHAPEL HILL REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$380,844|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$977|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||1.60%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||1.24%|
|$104,001 - $207,000||15.48%|
|$207,001 - $311,000||17.60%|
|$311,001 - $414,000||20.75%|
|$414,001 - $518,000||14.77%|
|$518,001 - $777,000||17.39%|
|$777,001 - $1,035,000||6.45%|
|PEOPLE OF CHAPEL HILL||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.48%|
|5 TO 17||12.64%|
|18 TO 24||33.51%|
|25 TO 34||11.23%|
|35 TO 54||20.76%|
|55 TO 64||8.68%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.70%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.74%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$60,802|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,714|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||23.07%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (30.64%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.74%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||9.33%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.22%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.73%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.49%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.15%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (10.76%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (81.53%)
Other Asian languages (1.40%)
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