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Real Estate Prices & Overview

East Side Park / Knob Hill median real estate price is $183,149, which is less expensive than 74.9% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 77.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in East Side Park / Knob Hill is currently $1,490, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 75.6% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

East Side Park / Knob Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rockingham, North Carolina.

East Side Park / Knob Hill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the East Side Park / Knob Hill neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

East Side Park / Knob Hill has a 11.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.6% 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 Rockingham, the East Side Park / Knob Hill neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 93.9% of commuters who live in the East Side Park / Knob Hill neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the East Side Park / Knob Hill neighborhood has more Danish and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 5.8% have Scots-Irish 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 East Side Park / Knob Hill neighborhood in Rockingham are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 22.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.0% 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 East Side Park / Knob Hill neighborhood, 47.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.9%), and 13.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the East Side Park / Knob Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the East Side Park / Knob Hill neighborhood in Rockingham, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (11.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (6.7%), and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of Danish ancestry (4.5%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in East Side Park / Knob Hill neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (93.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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