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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Mint Hill Southwest median real estate price is $472,141, which is more expensive than 81.4% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 69.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mint Hill Southwest is currently $4,109, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Mint Hill Southwest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mint Hill, North Carolina.

Mint Hill Southwest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Mint Hill Southwest neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.7% in Mint Hill Southwest. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the Mint Hill Southwest neighborhood in Mint Hill 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 87.8% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina. If you are considering retiring to North Carolina, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Diversity

Did you know that the Mint Hill Southwest neighborhood has more French Canadian and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.3% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 6.8% have Hungarian ancestry.

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 Mint Hill Southwest neighborhood in Mint Hill are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.6% 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 Mint Hill Southwest neighborhood, 45.3% 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 32.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.6%), and 10.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Mint Hill Southwest neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Mint Hill Southwest neighborhood in Mint Hill, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French Canadian (13.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.0%), and residents who report English roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Hungarian ancestry (6.8%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.7%), 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 Mint Hill Southwest neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (87.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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