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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Arcadia / Arnold median real estate price is $253,426, which is more expensive than 40.1% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 33.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Arcadia / Arnold is currently $1,719, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Arcadia / Arnold is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lexington, North Carolina.

Arcadia / Arnold 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 Arcadia / Arnold 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 Arcadia / Arnold, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Arcadia / Arnold is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Arcadia / Arnold neighborhood has more Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry.

Arcadia / Arnold is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Arcadia / Arnold neighborhood in Lexington are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.7% 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 Arcadia / Arnold neighborhood, 35.7% 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 32.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.2%), and 14.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Arcadia / Arnold neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.2% of households. Some people also speak Italian (8.3%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Arcadia / Arnold neighborhood in Lexington, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report English roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.8%), 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 Arcadia / Arnold neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (84.2%) 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 (10.6%) . 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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