Bryson City, NC (Town Center)




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About Bryson City, NC (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Bryson City is $118,696, which is less expensive than 65.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 65.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Bryson City Town Center is currently $987, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Bryson City Town Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bryson City, North Carolina.

Real estate in the Town Center of Bryson City, NC is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner 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 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Bryson City Town Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 34.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (22.6%). 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 Bryson City, 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 Bryson City Town Center neighborhood has more Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.

Bryson City Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Bryson City Town Center neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 21.8% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Bryson City Town Center neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 34.0%, which is higher than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Bryson City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 66.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 41.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.3% 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 Bryson City Town Center neighborhood, 39.9% 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 34.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.1%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Bryson City, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.3%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bryson City Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.

Getting to Work

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 Bryson City Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.5%) 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 (21.8%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Bryson City 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Bryson City 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Swain Co East Elementary
4747 Ela Rd
Bryson City, NC, 28713
PK-05
Cherokee Extension School
280 School Drive
Bryson City, NC, 28713
KG-12
Swain County Middle
135 Arlington Ave
Bryson City, NC, 28713
PK-08
Swain Co West Elementary
4142 Hwy 19 West
Bryson City, NC, 28713
PK-05
Swain County High
1415 Fontana Road
Bryson City, NC, 28713
09-12

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