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 Pittsboro,
the Fearrington Village neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in North Carolina, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Fearrington Village
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 99.9% 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 highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
In addition, in a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Fearrington Village neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Fearrington Village neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 69.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods
Finally, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Fearrington Village neighborhood, where 34.1% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 96.6%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Fearrington Village neighborhood has more
Scottish and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 6.1% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Fearrington Village
neighborhood, analysis shows that 15.3% 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
98.4% 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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
One of the notable things about Fearrington Village is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Fearrington Village neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 47.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.