Popular real estate near Harrisburg, NC (Rocky River)
Rocky River median real estate prices are $169,499, which is more expensive than 73.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 53.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Rocky River are currently $679, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.
Rocky River is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Harrisburg, North Carolina.
Rocky River real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Rocky River 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.
Real estate vacancies in Rocky River are 5.7%, which is lower than one will find in 71.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Rocky River is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.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 Harrisburg, the Rocky River neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Rocky River neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 4.5% have Scottish ancestry.
Rocky River is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Rocky River neighborhood stands out by having 98.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all American neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Rocky River is among the best neighborhoods for families in North Carolina. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.6% of neighborhoods in the entire state of North Carolina. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Rocky River neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.The Neighbors 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 Rocky River neighborhood in Harrisburg are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 31.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle. In the Rocky River neighborhood, 48.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 20.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.5%), and 13.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco. In the Rocky River neighborhood in Harrisburg, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (9.5%). There are also a number of people of Scots-Irish ancestry (8.7%) , and residents who report English roots (4.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (4.5%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Rocky River neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.5%).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 Rocky River neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (98.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$169,499|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to NC, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes and a few Mobile homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969) and some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Urban Sophisticates and Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some Mixed ages and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 7 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Sales & Service workers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Black, some Hispanic, some Irish ancestry, some Italian ancestry, some Mexican, some East Asian and some Asian Indian|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
28,980 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||63.6||53.2|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||2.2||2.4|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.4||1.5|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||39.4||50.2|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||30.8|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||31.9|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO NC*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Rocky River neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Harrisburg, NC appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Harrisburg 1 in 2350
in North Carolina 1 in 286
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in Rocky River SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Harrisburg 1 in 77
in North Carolina 1 in 28
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