Hickory Rock / Louisburg College median real estate price is $229,781, which is more expensive than 39.8% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 33.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Hickory Rock / Louisburg College is currently $1,812, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.4% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Hickory Rock / Louisburg College is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Louisburg, North Carolina.
Hickory Rock / Louisburg College 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 Hickory Rock / Louisburg College neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Hickory Rock / Louisburg College has a 10.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 64.0% 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.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
An extraordinary 13.1% of the residents of the Hickory Rock / Louisburg College neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Hickory Rock / Louisburg College neighborhood in Louisburg 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 86.4% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina. If you are considering retiring to North Carolina, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
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 Hickory Rock / Louisburg College 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 70.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 27.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.5% 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 Hickory Rock / Louisburg College neighborhood, 28.0% 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 27.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (26.7%), and 17.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Hickory Rock / Louisburg College neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.0%).
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 Hickory Rock / Louisburg College neighborhood in Louisburg, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (7.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (6.4%), and residents who report German roots (4.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.6%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.5%), 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 Hickory Rock / Louisburg College neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (78.7%) 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 (17.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.