Franklin, NC (Higdonville / Berry Mill)




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About Franklin, NC (Higdonville / Berry Mill)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Higdonville / Berry Mill median real estate price is $181,520, which is more expensive than 65.7% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 48.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Higdonville / Berry Mill is currently $856, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.0% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Higdonville / Berry Mill is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Franklin, North Carolina.

Higdonville / Berry Mill 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 Higdonville / Berry Mill neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Higdonville / Berry Mill. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 36.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (32.1%). 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.

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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

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 Higdonville / Berry Mill neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 6.0% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Higdonville / Berry Mill neighborhood has more Canadian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 3.5% have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Higdonville / Berry Mill 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 36.7%, which is higher than 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Higdonville / Berry Mill neighborhood in Franklin is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NC, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 85.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina. If you are considering retiring to North Carolina, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Higdonville / Berry Mill neighborhood in Franklin are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Higdonville / Berry Mill neighborhood, 33.4% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.9%), and 11.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Higdonville / Berry Mill neighborhood in Franklin, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report Mexican roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: 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 Higdonville / Berry Mill neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 Higdonville / Berry Mill neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.2%) 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 (16.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Higdonville / Berry Mill 0.101011101001110
Franklin 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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Higdonville / Berry Mill 0.101011101001110
Franklin 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Higdonville / Berry Mill 0.101011101001110
Franklin 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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