Asheville, NC (Murphy Junction)




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About Asheville, NC (Murphy Junction)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Murphy Junction median real estate price is $91,911, which is less expensive than 74.8% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 74.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Murphy Junction is currently $1,068, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Murphy Junction is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Asheville, North Carolina.

Murphy Junction real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Murphy Junction 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.5% in Murphy Junction. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Asheville, the Murphy Junction 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 Murphy Junction neighborhood has more Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry.

Murphy Junction is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.4% of residents living with a same sex partner, Murphy Junction is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America, with 34.2% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.


The Neighbors

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 Murphy Junction neighborhood in Asheville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 56.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.0% 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 Murphy Junction neighborhood, 31.8% 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 23.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.7%), and 22.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Murphy Junction neighborhood in Asheville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (13.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.1%), and residents who report German roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Ukrainian ancestry (5.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.3%), among others. In addition, 14.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Murphy Junction neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.

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 Murphy Junction neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.1%) 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 (10.2%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Murphy Junction 0.101011101001110
Asheville 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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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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Murphy Junction 0.101011101001110
Asheville 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Murphy Junction 0.101011101001110
Asheville 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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

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District Quality Compared to North Carolina

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Better than of NC school districts.

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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
419 Mcdowell Street
Asheville, NC, 28803
09-12
Hall Fletcher Elementary
60 Ridgelawn Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28806
KG-05
Ira B Jones Elementary
544 Kimberly Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28804
KG-05
Asheville Middle
197 S French Broad Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28801
06-08
Vance Elementary
98 Sulphur Springs Road
Asheville, NC, 28806
KG-05
Isaac Dickson Elementary
90 Montford Ave.
Asheville, NC, 28801
KG-05
School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences
419 Mcdowell Street
Asheville, NC, 28803
09-12
Claxton Elementary
241 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28801
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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