Bowdens median real estate price is $120,786, which is less expensive than 90.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 89.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Bowdens is currently $1,595, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Bowdens is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Faison, North Carolina.
Bowdens real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bowdens 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 Bowdens. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 35.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Faison, the Bowdens neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Bowdens neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Bowdens community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America, with 48.2% 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.
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Bowdens neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 35.5%, which is higher than 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 26 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.4% of America.
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Bowdens neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 7.8% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In the Bowdens neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 26.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Bowdens neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Bowdens neighborhood in Faison are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.3% of the neighborhoods in America. 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.
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 Bowdens neighborhood, 34.6% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.0%), and 14.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Bowdens neighborhood is English, spoken by 61.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (38.4%).
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 Bowdens neighborhood in Faison, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (43.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (3.3%), and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (1.7%).
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 Bowdens neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (69.4%) 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 (26.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.