Boone, NC (Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd)




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About Boone, NC (Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd median real estate price is $274,379, which is more expensive than 85.3% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 67.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd is currently $915, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.6% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boone, North Carolina.

Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood has more Scottish and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 0.6% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 51.2% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of North Carolina.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (48.8%) 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.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood. In the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood in Boone are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood, 51.2% 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 32.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.1%), and 5.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood in Boone, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report English roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (7.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.3%).

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 Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (72.9%) 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 (14.2%) and 8.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd 0.101011101001110
Boone 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47

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Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd 0.101011101001110
Boone 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50

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Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd 0.101011101001110
Boone 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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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WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOLS


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Watauga Innovation Academy School
300 Go Pioneers Dr
Boone, NC, 28607
09-12
Watauga High School
300 Go Pioneers Drive
Boone, NC, 28607
09-12
Valle Crucis Elementary School
2998 Broadstone Road
Sugar Grove, NC, 28679
PK-08
Parkway Elementary School
160 Parkway School Dr
Boone, NC, 28607
PK-08
Mabel Elementary School
404 Mabel School Road
Zionville, NC, 28698
KG-08
Hardin Park Elementary School
361 Jefferson Road
Boone, NC, 28607
PK-08
Green Valley Elementary School
189 Big Hill Road
Boone, NC, 28607
PK-08
Cove Creek Elementary School
930 Vanderpool Rd
Vilas, NC, 28692
PK-08
Blowing Rock Elementary School
165 Morris Street
Blowing Rock, NC, 28605
KG-08
Bethel Elementary School
138 Bethel School Rd
Sugar Grove, NC, 28679
KG-08

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