Benson East median real estate price is $214,837, which is more expensive than 36.8% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 31.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Benson East is currently $1,532, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Benson East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Benson, North Carolina.
Benson East 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Benson East 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.
Benson East has a 15.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Benson, the Benson East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the Benson East neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.
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 Benson East neighborhood in Benson are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.4% 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 60.9% of America'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 Benson East neighborhood, 36.8% 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 32.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.4%), and 12.3% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Benson East neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.1%).
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 Benson East neighborhood in Benson, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (7.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (5.7%), along with some German ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.
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 Benson East neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (75.4%) 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 (12.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.