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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Quail Hollow / Brook Forest median real estate price is $572,110, which is more expensive than 81.7% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 70.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Quail Hollow / Brook Forest is currently $2,005, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.2% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Quail Hollow / Brook Forest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Quail Hollow / Brook Forest real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Quail Hollow / Brook Forest neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.2% in Quail Hollow / Brook Forest. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.2% 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.

Modes of Transportation

In the Quail Hollow / Brook Forest neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 25.6% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

People

One of the most interesting things about the Quail Hollow / Brook Forest neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 50.4% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Quail Hollow / Brook Forest neighborhood has more Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Quail Hollow / Brook Forest neighborhood in Raleigh are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 26.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.3% of U.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 Quail Hollow / Brook Forest neighborhood, 39.2% 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 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.9%), and 9.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Quail Hollow / Brook Forest neighborhood is English, spoken by 58.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (35.4%).

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 Quail Hollow / Brook Forest neighborhood in Raleigh, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (18.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.0%), and residents who report English roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.8%), among others. In addition, 26.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Quail Hollow / Brook Forest neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (52.3%) 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 (25.6%) . 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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