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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd median real estate price is $234,314, which is more expensive than 32.6% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 28.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd is currently $1,474, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.7% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd 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 Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd 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 6.7% in Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd 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 97.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 33.1% 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.

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 Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd neighborhood in Gastonia are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 70.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 3.7% 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 69.1% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd neighborhood, 39.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (18.7%), and 10.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (16.0%).

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 Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd neighborhood in Gastonia, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (14.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (4.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.5%), 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 Crowders Creek Rd / Sparrow Springs Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (84.5%) 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 (9.1%) . 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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