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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove median real estate price is $251,082, which is less expensive than 61.9% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 67.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove is currently $1,369, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lexington, North Carolina.

Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove 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.

Real estate vacancies in Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove are 3.2%, which is lower than one will find in 79.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Lexington, the Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove neighborhood in Lexington is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NC, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina. If you are considering retiring to North Carolina, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Diversity

Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% 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 Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove neighborhood in Lexington are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 13.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.0% 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 Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove neighborhood, 44.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.1%), and 7.7% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.3% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.3%).

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 Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove neighborhood in Lexington, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (4.1%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.5%), 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 Hedrick Grove / Sandy Grove neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (86.3%) 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 (10.1%) . 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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