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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Sunnyvale / Toms Creek median real estate price is $220,837, which is less expensive than 70.7% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 74.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Sunnyvale / Toms Creek is currently $1,264, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.6% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Sunnyvale / Toms Creek is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Marion, North Carolina.

Sunnyvale / Toms Creek 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 Sunnyvale / Toms Creek 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Sunnyvale / Toms Creek. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (16.7%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Sunnyvale / Toms Creek neighborhood than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.4% of all neighborhoods in America, with 44.1% 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, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 35 residents per square mile, Sunnyvale / Toms Creek is less crowded than 91.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Sunnyvale / Toms Creek neighborhood in Marion are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 3.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 69.9% of America'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 Sunnyvale / Toms Creek neighborhood, 63.4% 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 20.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.4%), and 6.2% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Sunnyvale / Toms Creek neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households.

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 Sunnyvale / Toms Creek neighborhood in Marion, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.7%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (4.9%), and residents who report German roots (2.7%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (2.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.1%), 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 Sunnyvale / Toms Creek neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.6%) 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 (19.9%) . 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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