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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr median real estate price is $418,632, which is more expensive than 72.3% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 59.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr is currently $1,989, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.4% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.4% in Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Fayetteville, the Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

With 11.1% of employed workers living in the Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.5% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

People

An extraordinary 11.4% of the residents of the Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, the Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr neighborhood stands out within North Carolina for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 8.9% of college-friendly places to live in NC.

Diversity

Did you know that the Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr neighborhood in Fayetteville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.5% of U.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 Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr 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 22.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.7%), and 11.1% in the military.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.6%).

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 Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr neighborhood in Fayetteville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (9.4%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (8.1%), and residents who report German roots (7.9%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (7.1%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 11.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Touchstone Dr / Summerchase Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.5%) 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 (15.1%) . 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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