Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park median real estate price is $705,857, which is more expensive than 86.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 77.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park is currently $2,215, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.
Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Etowah, North Carolina.
Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park 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 Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (14.5%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
One of the notable things about Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.4% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.9% 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.
Did you know that the Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park neighborhood has more Welsh and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 0.8% have Belgian ancestry.
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 Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park neighborhood in Etowah are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 62.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.7% 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 76.4% of America'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 Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park neighborhood, 27.2% 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 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.4%), and 21.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.1%).
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 Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park neighborhood in Etowah, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.9%), and some of the residents are also of Welsh ancestry (4.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.8%), 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 Bowman Bluff / Indian Cave Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.2%) 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 (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.