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 $234,520, which is more expensive than 72.9% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 57.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd is currently $998, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.6% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

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 1940 and 1969.

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 20.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (11.1%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Boone, the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd 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 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, 9.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 0.6% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 49.8% of the residents of the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 3.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of North Carolina.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.2% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. 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 97.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 59.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 19.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.6% of U.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 Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood, 47.7% 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 30.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.8%), and 7.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood in Boone, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (13.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report English roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (9.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blowing Rock Rd / Winklers Creek Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.4%).

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 (59.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (72.6%) 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 (13.9%) and 9.0% 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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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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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Boone 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOLS


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Better than of NC school districts.

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

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