Raleigh, NC (Ray Rd / Leesville Rd)




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About Raleigh, NC (Ray Rd / Leesville Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ray Rd / Leesville Rd median real estate price is $234,390, which is more expensive than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 53.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Ray Rd / Leesville Rd is currently $1,088, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Ray Rd / Leesville Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Ray Rd / Leesville Rd 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Ray Rd / Leesville Rd has a 12.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 64.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Raleigh, the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 97.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

In addition, the real estate in the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 84.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.9% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 87.6% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 87.7%, which is higher than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 53.7% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood has more Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Ray Rd / Leesville Rd 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 74.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 8.3% 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 68.8% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood, 43.8% 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 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.7%), and 11.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood in Raleigh, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (13.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report German roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.7%).

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 Ray Rd / Leesville Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.1%) 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 (9.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ray Rd / Leesville Rd 0.101011101001110
Raleigh 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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Ray Rd / Leesville Rd 0.101011101001110
Raleigh 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Raleigh 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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