Ruffin, NC (Park Spring / Bethel)




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About Ruffin, NC (Park Spring / Bethel)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Park Spring / Bethel median real estate price is $115,500, which is less expensive than 67.6% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 67.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Park Spring / Bethel is currently $795, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Park Spring / Bethel is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ruffin, North Carolina.

Park Spring / Bethel 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 Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Park Spring / Bethel. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 86.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 96.4% of commuters who live in the Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood has more Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 31.1% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 39.9% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.7% of American neighborhoods.


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 Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood in Ruffin are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 34.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.2% of U.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 Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood, 39.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 21.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.9%), and 17.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood in Ruffin, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (6.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.4%), and residents who report German roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.9%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.3% of households.

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 Park Spring / Bethel neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (96.4%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Park Spring / Bethel 0.101011101001110
Ruffin 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Park Spring / Bethel 0.101011101001110
Ruffin 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Park Spring / Bethel 0.101011101001110
Ruffin 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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bartlett Yancey High
466 Main Street E
Yanceyville, NC, 27379
09-12
South Elementary
8925 Nc Hwy 86 S
Mebane, NC, 27302
PK-05
N L Dillard Middle
255 Hatchett Road
Yanceyville, NC, 27379
06-08
Oakwood Elementary
274 Oakwood Drive
Yanceyville, NC, 27379
PK-05
Stoney Creek Elementary
1803 Stoney Creek School Road
Reidsville, NC, 27320
KG-05
North Elementary
10390 Nc Hwy 86 N
Providence, NC, 27315
PK-05

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