Broadway is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,318 people and just one neighborhood, Broadway is the 378th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Broadway isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Broadway are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Broadway is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Broadway who work in management occupations (18.26%), sales jobs (14.76%), and office and administrative support (10.35%).
Also of interest is that Broadway has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Broadway is worth considering.
The percentage of people in Broadway who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.47% of adults in Broadway have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Broadway in 2018 was $43,045, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,180 for a family of four. However, Broadway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Broadway is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Broadway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Broadway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Broadway include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Broadway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.
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 Broadway, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.4% of all neighborhoods in America, with 34.7% 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.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 4.9% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 neighborhood in Broadway are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 neighborhood, 34.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.5%), and 18.6% 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 neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
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 neighborhood in Broadway, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (9.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.6%), and residents who report Dutch roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.5%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.0%) 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 (16.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.