Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights median real estate price is $543,656, which is more expensive than 88.4% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 76.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights is currently $2,648, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.7% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.
Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights 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 Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Greensboro, the Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for North Carolina by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood may actually hold the key. 66.5% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
One way that the Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.0% of neighborhoods in America.
The Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 70.2% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.
Did you know that the Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood has more Austrian and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 3.7% have British ancestry.
Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood in Greensboro are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood, 70.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 12.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (9.9%), and 7.0% 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 Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India, Polish and Persian.
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 Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood in Greensboro, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (15.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report English roots (14.0%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (8.1%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.3%), among others. In addition, 11.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Friendly Acres / Westridge Heights neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.5%) 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.