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Holly Ridge, NC

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Holly Ridge Profile


Overview

Holly Ridge is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,420 people and just one neighborhood, Holly Ridge is the 198th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Holly Ridge, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Holly Ridge, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Holly Ridge’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Holly Ridge does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $79,167.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Holly Ridge is a military town: the armed forces employs 7.71% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Construction and Education are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 20.60% and 12.16% of the civilian workforce respectively.

A relatively large number of people in Holly Ridge telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.63% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Holly Ridge is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

In Holly Ridge, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.43 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Holly Ridge doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Holly Ridge Demographics

Holly Ridge is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.78% of adults in Holly Ridge have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Holly Ridge in 2018 was $37,504, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $150,016 for a family of four. However, Holly Ridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Holly Ridge is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Holly Ridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Holly Ridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Holly Ridge include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Holly Ridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Holly Ridge, NC HOMES

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TYPE OF Holly Ridge, NC HOMES

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SIZE OF Holly Ridge, NC HOMES

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SIZE OF Holly Ridge, NC HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
    Holly Ridge
    North Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Holly Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Holly Ridge Property CRIMES

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National Median: 26.8
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Southwest Elementary School
2601 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
PK-05
Dixon High School
160 Dixon School Rd
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
09-12
Dixon Elementary School
130 Betty Dixon Rd
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
PK-04
Dixon Middle School
118 Ridgefield Ave
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
05-08
Coastal Elementary School
370 Folkstone Rd
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
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* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ONSLOW COUNTY SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.4% 51.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.5% 48.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 2.5%

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