Garren Hill / Village Center median real estate price is $687,761, which is more expensive than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 84.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Garren Hill / Village Center is currently $3,293, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.6% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.
Garren Hill / Village Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Garren Hill / Village Center real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Garren Hill / Village 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.
Garren Hill / Village Center has a 12.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.4% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (6.5%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 Pinehurst, the Garren Hill / Village Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you are planning to retire in North Carolina, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Garren Hill / Village Center may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in North Carolina, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.5% of neighborhoods in NC. If a North Carolina retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Garren Hill / Village Center neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
With 3.6% of employed workers living in the Garren Hill / Village Center neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.2% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Garren Hill / Village Center neighborhood, analysis shows that 24.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.
Did you know that the Garren Hill / Village Center neighborhood has more English and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.2% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 2.2% have Greek ancestry.
Garren Hill / Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% 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 Garren Hill / Village Center neighborhood in Pinehurst are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.2% 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 61.6% of America'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 Garren Hill / Village Center neighborhood, 56.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.1%), and 3.6% in the military.
The most common language spoken in the Garren Hill / Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Garren Hill / Village Center neighborhood in Pinehurst, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (23.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.0%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.
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 Garren Hill / Village Center 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.
Here most residents (65.8%) 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 (7.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.