Seawatch median real estate price is $482,245, which is more expensive than 82.4% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 70.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in the Seawatch neighborhood are currently unreported, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Seawatch is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bolivia, North Carolina. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Seawatch real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Seawatch neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Seawatch has a 13.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.9% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (8.9%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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.
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Seawatch neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Seawatch is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of. One of the notable things about Seawatch is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Seawatch neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.7% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 40.3% 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.
Also of note, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Seawatch neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 66.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Seawatch neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Seawatch community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Seawatch neighborhood may actually hold the key. 87.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, if you're planning where to retire, the Seawatch neighborhood in Bolivia is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NC, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina. If you are considering retiring to North Carolina, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
There are more people living in the Seawatch neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (58.8%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.
Did you know that the Seawatch neighborhood has more Scottish and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 5.4% have Swiss ancestry.
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 Seawatch neighborhood in Bolivia are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Seawatch neighborhood, 41.2% 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 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.1%), and 14.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Seawatch neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Seawatch neighborhood in Bolivia, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report Scottish roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.6%), along with some Swiss ancestry residents (5.4%), 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 Seawatch neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (68.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.6%) 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 (9.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.