Gum Branch median real estate price is $315,535, which is more expensive than 60.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 48.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Gum Branch is currently $1,740, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.7% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Gum Branch is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
Gum Branch real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Gum Branch neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.4% in Gum Branch. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Jacksonville, the Gum Branch neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Gum Branch neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.1% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Did you know that the Gum Branch neighborhood has more French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry.
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 Gum Branch neighborhood in Jacksonville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.6% of U.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 Gum Branch neighborhood, 32.6% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.8%), and 19.8% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Gum Branch neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.2%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Gum Branch neighborhood in Jacksonville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (11.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.0%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (5.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.6%), 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 Gum Branch neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.1%) 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 (19.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.