Asheville, NC (Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd)




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About Asheville, NC (Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd median real estate price is $269,288, which is more expensive than 85.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 67.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd is currently $846, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Asheville, North Carolina.

Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 11.1% in Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 40.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 2.9% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 14.1% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in North Carolina, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in North Carolina, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods in NC. If a North Carolina retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

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: 46.7%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 95.4% 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

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 Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd 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 75.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 1.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 89.3% of America'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 Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd neighborhood, 48.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 31.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.6%), and 7.3% 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 Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd neighborhood in Asheville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (6.9%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (6.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.9% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (2.5%).

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 Town Mountain Rd / Vance Gap Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (91.1%) 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 (8.9%) . 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 Crime Data

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Asheville 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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Asheville 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Asheville 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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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
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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

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