Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill median real estate price is $195,200, which is more expensive than 30.3% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 26.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill is currently $1,522, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.8% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Claremont, North Carolina.
Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill 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 Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill has a 11.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.9% 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.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.5% of all neighborhoods in America, with 35.0% 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.
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 Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill neighborhood in Claremont are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 45.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.9% 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 Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill neighborhood, 40.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.4%), and 12.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.8%).
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 Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill neighborhood in Claremont, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report Mexican roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.8%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
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 Drums Crossroads / Murrays Hill neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.6%) 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 (10.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.