Charlotte, NC (Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd)




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About Charlotte, NC (Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd median real estate price is $1,137,186, which is more expensive than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd is currently $1,673, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd has a 13.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.4% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (8.5%), 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 Charlotte, the Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

A majority of the adults in the Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for North Carolina by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 80.1% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 1.2% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Finally, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood has more British and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.1% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 7.4% have Scots-Irish ancestry.


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 Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood in Charlotte are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 11.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 60.8% of America'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 Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood, 59.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.6%), and 3.7% 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 Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood in Charlotte, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report German roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (7.4%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.3%).

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 Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.8%) 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 (5.2%) . 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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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd 0.101011101001110
Charlotte 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd 0.101011101001110
Charlotte 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Charlotte 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG SCHOOLS


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Better than of NC school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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