Albrittons / Blands Crossroads median real estate price is $114,364, which is less expensive than 91.9% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 90.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Albrittons / Blands Crossroads is currently $1,368, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.5% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Albrittons / Blands Crossroads is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kinston, North Carolina.
Albrittons / Blands Crossroads 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 Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.2% in Albrittons / Blands Crossroads. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 46.7% 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.
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Albrittons / Blands Crossroads stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 80.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
In the Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 27.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (63.4%) than found in 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood has more single mother households than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.2% of the adult residents in the Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood in Kinston are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 63.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.5% 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 Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood, 34.6% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.3%), and 13.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.5%).
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 Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood in Kinston, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.5%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.
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 Albrittons / Blands Crossroads neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (71.5%) 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 (27.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.