Boone, NC (Town Center)




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About Boone, NC (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Boone is $261,959, which is more expensive than 84.1% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 65.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Boone Town Center is currently $1,218, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Boone Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boone, North Carolina.

Real estate in the Town Center of Boone, NC is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center 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.

Boone Town Center has a 14.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.1% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (8.2%), 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.

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 Town Center 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 Boone Town Center neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 51.7% of the residents of the Boone Town Center 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 Boone Town Center neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Boone Town Center 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 1.3% of college-friendly places to live in the state of North Carolina.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Boone Town Center neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (54.9%) 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 Boone Town Center neighborhood. In the Boone Town Center neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Boone Town Center neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 12.6% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.4% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!


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 Center 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 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 25.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Boone Town Center neighborhood, 45.1% 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 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.7%), and 10.5% 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 Town Center neighborhood in Boone, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (7.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Boone Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.8% 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 Boone Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (12.6%) and 7.8% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Boone 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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Boone 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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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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