Brogden median real estate price is $95,562, which is less expensive than 95.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 93.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Brogden is currently $1,335, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.2% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Brogden is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Dudley, North Carolina.
Brogden 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Brogden neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Brogden has a 15.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.9% 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 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America, with 45.1% 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.
Of note, 67.3% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Brogden neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 97.1% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Brogden (23.6%) than in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.4% 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 Brogden neighborhood in Dudley are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 67.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Brogden neighborhood, 35.5% 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 29.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.0%), and 12.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Brogden neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (20.9%).
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 Brogden neighborhood in Dudley, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (6.7%), and residents who report Mexican roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.3%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.1%), 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 Brogden neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (74.7%) 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 (23.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.