Roseboro is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,160 people and just one neighborhood, Roseboro is the 388th largest community in North Carolina.
When you are in Roseboro, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.70% of Roseboro’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Roseboro is a town of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Roseboro who work in sales jobs (13.43%), food service (11.04%), and healthcare (8.96%).
In Roseboro, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.69 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Roseboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Roseboro citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.65% of adults 25 and older in Roseboro have a college degree.
The per capita income in Roseboro in 2018 was $20,716, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,864 for a family of four.
Roseboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Roseboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roseboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Roseboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.63% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Roseboro include English, Dutch, Scottish, Swedish, and British.
The most common language spoken in Roseboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
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.
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 40.0% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.4% of all neighborhoods in America, with 34.7% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
In addition, one of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
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 neighborhood in Roseboro are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 neighborhood, 30.9% 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 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.4%), and 17.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.3%).
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 Roseboro, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (8.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (5.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (3.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (3.1%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.0%), 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 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (84.5%) 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 (10.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.