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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Carmen / North Fork median real estate price is $305,593, which is less expensive than 75.5% of Idaho neighborhoods and 60.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Carmen / North Fork is currently $998, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 95.9% of Idaho neighborhoods.

Carmen / North Fork is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Salmon, Idaho.

Carmen / North Fork real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Carmen / North Fork neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Carmen / North Fork. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 26.8% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Carmen / North Fork neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Carmen / North Fork neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Carmen / North Fork neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 73.0% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the Carmen / North Fork neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

More people in Carmen / North Fork choose to walk to work each day (14.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Diversity

Did you know that the Carmen / North Fork neighborhood has more British and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.4% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 5.4% have French Canadian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Carmen / North Fork neighborhood in Salmon are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 26.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Carmen / North Fork neighborhood, 34.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.2%), and 9.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Carmen / North Fork neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.5% of households.

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 Carmen / North Fork neighborhood in Salmon, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.7%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (5.4%), along with some British ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

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 Carmen / North Fork neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (73.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (14.1%) and 6.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.


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