Rolesville is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,047 people and just one neighborhood, Rolesville is the 102nd largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Rolesville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Rolesville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Rolesville, where the median household income is $127,575.00.
Rolesville home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Rolesville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Rolesville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rolesville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rolesville who work in management occupations (20.42%), sales jobs (17.00%), and computer science and math (14.24%).
Also of interest is that Rolesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 24.83% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Rolesville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Rolesville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Rolesville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Rolesville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Rolesville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.68 minutes every day commuting to work.
Rolesville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Rolesville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Rolesville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 63.47% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rolesville in 2018 was $43,974, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,896 for a family of four.
Rolesville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rolesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rolesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rolesville include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Rolesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
The 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. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.8% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 11.8% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
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 neighborhood in Rolesville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.6% 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 73.2% of America'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 neighborhood, 40.8% 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 35.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.2%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.4%).
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 neighborhood in Rolesville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (11.8%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report English roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (9.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (7.9%), among others.
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 neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.5%) 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.