Real Estate Prices and Overview
Erwin Heights median real estate prices are $100,921, which is less expensive than 72.0% of North Carolina neighborhoods
and 75.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Erwin Heights are currently
$392, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 91.5% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Erwin Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Thomasville, North Carolina.
Erwin Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Erwin Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.9% in
Erwin Heights. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 42.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Erwin Heights neighborhood in Thomasville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 79.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 52.0% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.8%
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 Erwin Heights neighborhood, 37.9%
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 25.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(21.4%), and 15.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Erwin Heights neighborhood in Thomasville, NC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(16.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.3%) , and residents who report English roots (6.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.9%) , along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Erwin Heights
neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.0%).
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 Erwin Heights neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.5%) 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 (9.3%) and 8.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.