Centerville median real estate price is $168,120, which is less expensive than 78.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 80.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Centerville is currently $1,504, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Centerville is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Louisburg, North Carolina.
Centerville 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 Centerville neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Centerville. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Louisburg, the Centerville neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 33.2% 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.
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 Centerville neighborhood in Louisburg are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 13.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.4% 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 Centerville neighborhood, 30.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (26.8%), and 10.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Centerville neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.0%).
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 Centerville neighborhood in Louisburg, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (10.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.7%), and residents who report English roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.1%), 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 Centerville neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (80.8%) 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 (10.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.