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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Belfast / Greenleaf median real estate price is $200,433, which is more expensive than 33.7% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 28.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Belfast / Greenleaf is currently $1,283, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 86.9% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Belfast / Greenleaf is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Belfast / Greenleaf real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Belfast / Greenleaf has a 13.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.0% 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 Goldsboro, the Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

In the Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 25.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

People

One of the most interesting things about the Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 50.3% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Occupations

The Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 95.9% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 58.6% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

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 Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood in Goldsboro are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 85.7% of U.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 Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood, 31.0% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.3%), and 21.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households.

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 Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood in Goldsboro, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (10.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (3.6%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Belfast / Greenleaf neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (72.9%) 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 (25.0%) . 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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