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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Highlandale median real estate price is $390,116, which is more expensive than 66.9% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 54.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Highlandale is currently $1,984, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.2% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Highlandale is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Highlandale real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Highlandale neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Highlandale has a 15.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.8% 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.

Occupations

With 7.7% of employed workers living in the Highlandale neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.2% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, 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 Highlandale neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 13.9% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Highlandale neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 1.4% have Austrian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Highlandale neighborhood in Fayetteville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.4% 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 52.3% 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 Highlandale neighborhood, 49.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (13.9%), and 13.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Highlandale neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.5%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Highlandale neighborhood in Fayetteville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.8%), and residents who report German roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.9%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Highlandale neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (84.4%) 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.


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