Asheville, NC (Mcdowell St / Choctaw St)



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About Asheville, NC (Mcdowell St / Choctaw St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mcdowell St / Choctaw St median real estate price is $242,040, which is more expensive than 75.3% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 57.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mcdowell St / Choctaw St is currently $457, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 100.0% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Mcdowell St / Choctaw St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Asheville, North Carolina.

Mcdowell St / Choctaw St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Mcdowell St / Choctaw St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in Mcdowell St / Choctaw St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Mcdowell St / Choctaw St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 51.8%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary 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 Mcdowell St / Choctaw St neighborhood in Asheville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 55.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.8% 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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Mcdowell St / Choctaw St neighborhood, 33.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.7%), and 14.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mcdowell St / Choctaw St neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.6% of households.

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 Mcdowell St / Choctaw St neighborhood in Asheville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (9.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.6%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (5.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.2%), along with some African ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

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 Mcdowell St / Choctaw St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.8%) 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 (11.0%) and 6.5% of residents also ride the bus 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.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Asheville, NC (Mcdowell St / Choctaw St) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Mcdowell St / Choctaw St 0.101011101001110
Asheville 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.64

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Mcdowell St / Choctaw St 0.101011101001110
Asheville 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 25.45

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Mcdowell St / Choctaw St 0.101011101001110
Asheville 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 26

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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ASHEVILLE CITY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to North Carolina

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Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Asheville High School
419 Mc Dowell Street
Asheville, NC 28803
09-12
Hall Fletcher Elementary School
60 Ridgelawn Road
Asheville, NC 28806
PK-05
Claxton Elementary School
241 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
KG-05
Ira B Jones Elementary School
544 Kimberly Avenue
Asheville, NC 28804
PK-05
Asheville Middle School
211 S French Broad Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
06-08
Vance Elementary School
98 Sulphur Springs Road
Asheville, NC 28806
KG-05
Isaac Dickson Elementary School
125 Hill Street
Asheville, NC 28801
PK-05
School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences
419 Mc Dowell Street
Asheville, NC 28803
09-12

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