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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Rhodhiss median real estate price is $233,011, which is less expensive than 65.6% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 70.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Rhodhiss is currently $1,422, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.7% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Rhodhiss is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Granite Falls, North Carolina.

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

Rhodhiss has a 12.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.1% 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Rhodhiss neighborhood than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Diversity

Did you know that the Rhodhiss neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.

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 Rhodhiss neighborhood in Granite Falls are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 1.4% 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 77.4% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Rhodhiss neighborhood, 42.9% 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 32.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.3%), and 11.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

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 Rhodhiss neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 Rhodhiss neighborhood in Granite Falls, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (12.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (7.6%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.5%), 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 Rhodhiss neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.5%) 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 (7.5%) . 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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