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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Archdale median real estate price is $271,460, which is more expensive than 44.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 36.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Archdale is currently $1,437, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 70.8% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Archdale is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kings Mountain, North Carolina.

Archdale 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 Archdale 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.

In Archdale, the current vacancy rate is 3.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Archdale is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Kings Mountain, the Archdale neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.8% of all neighborhoods in America, with 35.6% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Archdale neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 13.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of North Carolina. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Diversity

Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Archdale neighborhood in Kings Mountain are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 23.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Archdale neighborhood, 39.0% 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 32.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.3%), and 11.3% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Archdale neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.5% of households.

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 Archdale neighborhood in Kings Mountain, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (5.9%), and residents who report Scottish roots (4.5%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (3.2%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Archdale neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.6% 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 (12.5%) and 5.6% 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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