Grace Chapel / Petra Mills median real estate price is $208,037, which is more expensive than 34.2% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 29.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Grace Chapel / Petra Mills is currently $1,523, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.2% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Grace Chapel / Petra Mills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Granite Falls, North Carolina.
Grace Chapel / Petra Mills 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 Grace Chapel / Petra Mills neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Grace Chapel / Petra Mills are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 65.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Grace Chapel / Petra Mills is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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.
Our research reveals that 95.4% of commuters who live in the Grace Chapel / Petra Mills neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Grace Chapel / Petra Mills neighborhood in Granite Falls are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.3% 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 50.8% 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 Grace Chapel / Petra Mills neighborhood, 40.8% 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 24.9% 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 13.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Grace Chapel / Petra Mills neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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 Grace Chapel / Petra Mills neighborhood in Granite Falls, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (5.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
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 Grace Chapel / Petra Mills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (95.4%) 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.