Elizabeth City, NC (Roanoke Ave / S Road St)




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About Elizabeth City, NC (Roanoke Ave / S Road St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Roanoke Ave / S Road St median real estate price is $90,891, which is less expensive than 82.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 82.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Roanoke Ave / S Road St is currently $693, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 81.2% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Roanoke Ave / S Road St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Roanoke Ave / S Road St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Roanoke Ave / S Road St has a 15.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.6% 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: People

The Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States. The Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (59.7%) than found in 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood has more single mother households than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood has more South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.4% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 39.0% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.2% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 84.0%, which is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.


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 Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood in Elizabeth City are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 59.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.1% of U.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 Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood, 40.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 21.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (18.6%), and 17.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood in Elizabeth City, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (5.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (5.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (2.2%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (1.5%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.9%).

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 Roanoke Ave / S Road St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (71.7%) 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 (14.6%) and 7.3% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Roanoke Ave / S Road St 0.101011101001110
Elizabeth City 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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Roanoke Ave / S Road St 0.101011101001110
Elizabeth City 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Roanoke Ave / S Road St 0.101011101001110
Elizabeth City 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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ELIZABETH CITY-PASQUOTANK PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to North Carolina

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Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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