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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Mount Olive is $102,517, which is less expensive than 94.0% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 92.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Mount Olive Town Center is currently $1,389, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 78.0% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Mount Olive Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mount Olive, North Carolina.

Real estate in the Town Center of Mount Olive, NC 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Mount Olive Town Center has a 15.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.6% 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Mount Olive, the Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Mount Olive Town Center (29.3%) than in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Mount Olive Town Center neighborhood has more Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry.

Mount Olive Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% 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 Town Center 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 86.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 26.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Mount Olive Town Center neighborhood, 40.3% 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 33.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 12.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mount Olive Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.2% of households. Some people also speak French (8.5%).

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 Town Center neighborhood in Mount Olive, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitian (7.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.0%), and residents who report German roots (3.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.5%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (1.2%), among others. In addition, 12.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Mount Olive Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.1%) 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 (29.3%) . 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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