Chip / Harrisville median real estate price is $183,716, which is less expensive than 73.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 76.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Chip / Harrisville is currently $1,351, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 83.6% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Chip / Harrisville is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Candor, North Carolina.
Chip / Harrisville real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Chip / Harrisville neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Chip / Harrisville has a 12.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Candor, the Chip / Harrisville neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Chip / Harrisville neighborhood stands out by having 98.3% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of all American neighborhoods.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Chip / Harrisville neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 49.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.5%) living in the Chip / Harrisville neighborhood.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 23 residents per square mile, Chip / Harrisville is less crowded than 94.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Chip / Harrisville neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.
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 Chip / Harrisville neighborhood in Candor are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 18.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Chip / Harrisville neighborhood, 39.6% 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 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.1%), and 11.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Chip / Harrisville neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households.
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 Chip / Harrisville neighborhood in Candor, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.3%). There are also a number of people of Scots-Irish ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report German roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (1.6%), along with some British ancestry residents (1.2%), 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 Chip / Harrisville neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (98.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.