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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads median real estate price is $190,327, which is less expensive than 77.0% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 79.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads is currently $1,203, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 88.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mount Olive, North Carolina.

Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads 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 Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads 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 Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.7% 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

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.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 17.7% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America, with 47.4% 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.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.7% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

Of note, 55.8% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

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 Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads neighborhood in Mount Olive are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 55.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.8% 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 Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads neighborhood, 38.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.5%), and 7.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads neighborhood is English, spoken by 70.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (29.5%).

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 Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads neighborhood in Mount Olive, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (9.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (5.7%), and residents who report German roots (5.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.3%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.2%), among others. In addition, 12.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Beautancus / Herrings Crossroads neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (17.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (82.2%) 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 (11.6%) . 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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