Gastonia, NC (Robinson Rd / Union Rd)




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About Gastonia, NC (Robinson Rd / Union Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Robinson Rd / Union Rd median real estate price is $123,054, which is more expensive than 38.2% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 29.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Robinson Rd / Union Rd is currently $897, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Robinson Rd / Union Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gastonia, North Carolina.

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

In Robinson Rd / Union Rd, the current vacancy rate is 1.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Robinson Rd / Union Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Gastonia, the Robinson Rd / Union Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Robinson Rd / Union Rd neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 1.9% have Greek ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Robinson Rd / Union Rd neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 39.5% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.4% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Robinson Rd / Union Rd neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 10.1% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of North Carolina. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Robinson Rd / Union 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 65.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 14.2% 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 54.8% of America'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 Robinson Rd / Union Rd neighborhood, 39.5% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 20.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.5%), and 19.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Robinson Rd / Union Rd neighborhood in Gastonia, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report French roots (6.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.3%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Robinson Rd / Union Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.8% of households. Some people also speak South Asian languages (3.2%).

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 Robinson Rd / Union Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.6%) 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 (9.9%) . 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.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Robinson Rd / Union Rd 0.101011101001110
Gastonia 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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Robinson Rd / Union Rd 0.101011101001110
Gastonia 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Robinson Rd / Union Rd 0.101011101001110
Gastonia 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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