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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Town Center / McDaniels median real estate price is $128,517, which is less expensive than 89.6% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 88.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Town Center / McDaniels is currently $1,620, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.8% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Town Center / McDaniels is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Garland, North Carolina.

Town Center / McDaniels real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center / McDaniels 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.

Town Center / McDaniels has a 16.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.0% 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

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 Garland, the Town Center / McDaniels neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Town Center / McDaniels neighborhood stands out by having 93.6% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of all American neighborhoods.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 41.9% 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, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 28 residents per square mile, Town Center / McDaniels is less crowded than 93.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

People

Of note, 66.3% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Town Center / McDaniels neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 97.7% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the Town Center / McDaniels neighborhood has more Arab and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 3.2% have Cuban 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 Town Center / McDaniels neighborhood in Garland are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 66.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.0% 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 Town Center / McDaniels neighborhood, 32.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.0%), and 17.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Town Center / McDaniels neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (15.7%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Town Center / McDaniels neighborhood in Garland, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (11.0%). There are also a number of people of Arab ancestry (6.1%), and residents who report English roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.0%), along with some Cuban ancestry residents (3.2%), 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 Town Center / McDaniels neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (93.6%) 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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