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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Jacktown / Town Center median real estate price is $164,625, which is less expensive than 83.6% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 84.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Jacktown / Town Center is currently $1,022, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 94.9% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Jacktown / Town Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Nebo, North Carolina.

Jacktown / Town Center 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 Jacktown / Town Center 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 Jacktown / Town Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.2% 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

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

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Jacktown / Town Center neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 35.2% 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

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Jacktown / Town Center neighborhood than in 95.7% 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.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Jacktown / Town Center neighborhood stands out by having 89.1% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Jacktown / Town Center neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 5.2% have Dutch 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 Jacktown / Town Center neighborhood in Nebo are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Jacktown / Town Center neighborhood, 42.5% 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 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.7%), and 13.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Jacktown / Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% of households.

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 Jacktown / Town Center neighborhood in Nebo, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (16.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report German roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (5.2%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (4.8%), 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 Jacktown / Town Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.1%) 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 (5.5%) . 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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