Joyceton / Whitnel median real estate price is $149,238, which is less expensive than 83.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 83.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Joyceton / Whitnel is currently $1,099, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 97.5% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Joyceton / Whitnel is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lenoir, North Carolina.
Joyceton / Whitnel real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Joyceton / Whitnel neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Joyceton / Whitnel has a 14.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.0% 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.
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.
Of particular note, 6.1% of the people in the Joyceton / Whitnel neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Joyceton / Whitnel 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 42.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.4% of American neighborhoods.
Our research reveals that 90.0% of commuters who live in the Joyceton / Whitnel neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Joyceton / Whitnel neighborhood in Lenoir are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 8.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 55.6% of America'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 Joyceton / Whitnel neighborhood, 42.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.7%), and 15.7% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Joyceton / Whitnel neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.8%).
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 Joyceton / Whitnel neighborhood in Lenoir, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (11.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.1%), and residents who report English roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.7%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.9%), 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 Joyceton / Whitnel neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (90.0%) 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 (7.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.