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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads median real estate price is $120,372, which is less expensive than 90.8% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 89.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads is currently $1,648, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kinston, North Carolina.

Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads 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 Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads 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.

Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads has a 11.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.3% 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America, with 40.9% 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.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 45.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.2% of American neighborhoods.

People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.5%) living in the Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African 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 Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads neighborhood in Kinston are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 34.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.2% 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 Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads neighborhood, 45.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.7%), and 13.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (17.2%).

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 Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads neighborhood in Kinston, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (14.7%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (9.4%), and residents who report African roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.8%), 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 Dawson / Mewborns Crossroads neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.9%) 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 (20.3%) . 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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