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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Arcola / Embro median real estate price is $84,165, which is less expensive than 97.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Arcola / Embro is currently $1,453, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 78.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Arcola / Embro is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Macon, North Carolina.

Arcola / Embro real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Arcola / Embro 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 Arcola / Embro. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.7% 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.

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.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 99.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 49.4% 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.

In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 23 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 94.2% of America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Arcola / Embro neighborhood has more Native American and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 1.4% have Austrian ancestry.

Arcola / Embro is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Arcola / Embro neighborhood in Macon are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.1% 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 Arcola / Embro neighborhood, 35.4% 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 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.7%), and 19.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Arcola / Embro neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.1%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Arcola / Embro neighborhood in Macon, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Native American (32.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (4.9%), and residents who report Mexican roots (3.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.0%), along with some German ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Arcola / Embro neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (78.2%) 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 (16.9%) . 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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