Real Estate Prices and Overview
Rocky River median real estate prices are $184,205, which is more expensive than 75.2% of the neighborhoods
in North Carolina and 57.3% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Rocky River are currently
$981, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.2%
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 5.4%,
which is lower than one will find in 73.9% 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
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
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, 5.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 4.0% have Scottish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
The Rocky River neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
5.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of North Carolina. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this 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 82.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 27.0% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.4%
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 Rocky River neighborhood, 51.9%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 18.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(18.3%), and 10.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Rocky River neighborhood in Harrisburg, NC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(8.0%). There are also a number of people of Scots-Irish ancestry (5.3%) , and residents who report English roots (5.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.3%) , along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Rocky River
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.4%).
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 (39.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.9%) 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 (8.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.