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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Raeford East median real estate price is $335,089, which is more expensive than 54.9% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 45.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Raeford East is currently $1,818, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Raeford East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Raeford, North Carolina.

Raeford East real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Raeford East neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.3% in Raeford East. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 52.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Occupations

The Raeford East neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.5% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Raeford East neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 15.5% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 90.7% of commuters who live in the Raeford East neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

The Raeford East neighborhood stands out within North Carolina for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.9% of college-friendly places to live in NC.

Diversity

Did you know that the Raeford East neighborhood has more Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican 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 Raeford East neighborhood in Raeford are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Raeford East neighborhood, 34.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.2%), and 19.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Raeford East neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (15.1%).

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 Raeford East neighborhood in Raeford, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (10.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.2%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (2.7%), 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 Raeford East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.7%) 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 (7.8%) . 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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