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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct median real estate price is $312,987, which is more expensive than 55.9% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 46.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct is currently $1,943, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.5% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

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

Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct has a 13.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.0% 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

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.

Occupations

With 25.9% of employed workers living in the Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.8% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, there are more people living in the Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (52.5%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood. A whopping 84.4% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 98.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

People

An extraordinary 16.7% of the residents of the Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Diversity

Did you know that the Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood has more Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood in Jacksonville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 33.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood, 47.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in the military (25.9%), and 18.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood in Jacksonville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (16.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (14.8%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (11.2%), 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 Commons Dr N / Chastain Ct neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (69.3%) 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 (14.8%) and 6.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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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