Archer Lodge South median real estate price is $472,394, which is more expensive than 81.2% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 69.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Archer Lodge South is currently $2,239, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.1% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.
Archer Lodge South is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Clayton, North Carolina.
Archer Lodge South 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 Archer Lodge South neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Archer Lodge South has a 12.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.6% 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 Clayton, the Archer Lodge South neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Archer Lodge South neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Archer Lodge South is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.6% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in North Carolina, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in North Carolina. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Archer Lodge South neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 45.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
In the Archer Lodge South neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 25.6% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Real estate in the Archer Lodge South neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Archer Lodge South neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 12.9% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Archer Lodge South neighborhood has more English and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 50.0% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 4.1% have Croatian ancestry.
Archer Lodge South is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Archer Lodge South neighborhood in Clayton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Archer Lodge South neighborhood, 36.1% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (30.2%), and 12.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Archer Lodge South neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households. Some people also speak Italian (6.7%).
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 Archer Lodge South neighborhood in Clayton, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (50.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (31.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (19.4%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (7.9%), along with some Croatian ancestry residents (4.1%), 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 Archer Lodge South neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (74.4%) 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.