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 New Bern,
the Craven Terrace neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Craven Terrace is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition to being coastal, Craven Terrace is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the Craven Terrace
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods
The Craven Terrace neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (65.5%) than found in
97.0% 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, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Craven Terrace neighborhood about it; they already know. 20.6%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Craven Terrace neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 89% of the neighborhoods in
NC. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Craven Terrace neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 18.9% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Craven Terrace neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
23.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, more people in Craven Terrace choose to walk to work each day
(13.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 2.0% of employed workers living in the
Craven Terrace neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.1% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Craven Terrace neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
31.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.