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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Westfield / Highland Homes median real estate price is $455,578, which is more expensive than 73.1% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 61.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Westfield / Highland Homes is currently $2,185, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.9% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Westfield / Highland Homes is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Westfield / Highland Homes real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Westfield / Highland Homes are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 67.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Westfield / Highland Homes is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

With 5.2% of employed workers living in the Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.8% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 90.6% of commuters who live in the Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

If you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 12.2% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of North Carolina.

Diversity

Did you know that the Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood has more Scottish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 20.9% have English ancestry.

Westfield / Highland Homes is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Westfield / Highland Homes 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 65.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.3% 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 Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood, 60.2% 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 20.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.0%), and 7.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

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 Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood in Fayetteville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.0%), and residents who report Asian roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (8.8%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.8%), among others. In addition, 14.8% 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 Westfield / Highland Homes neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.6%) 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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