Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads median real estate price is $132,628, which is less expensive than 87.0% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 86.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads is currently $1,335, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.2% of North Carolina neighborhoods.
Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mount Olive, North Carolina.
Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads has a 12.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.6% 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.
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 Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 37.0% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 46.6% 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.
The Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (58.7%) than found in 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads neighborhood in Mount Olive 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 87.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina. If you are considering retiring to North Carolina, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads (23.1%) than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads neighborhood in Mount Olive are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 68.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 58.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.4% 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 Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads neighborhood, 37.0% of the working population is employed in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.9%), and 12.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads neighborhood is English, spoken by 60.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (39.9%).
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 Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads neighborhood in Mount Olive, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (10.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.3%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (1.6%). In addition, 34.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Blizzards Crossroads / Hills Crossroads neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.9%) 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 (23.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.