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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Edgar / Flint Hill median real estate price is $183,927, which is less expensive than 78.6% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 80.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Edgar / Flint Hill is currently $1,596, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 58.5% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Edgar / Flint Hill is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sophia, North Carolina.

Edgar / Flint Hill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Edgar / Flint 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in Edgar / Flint Hill. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Sophia, the Edgar / Flint Hill neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Car Ownership

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 Edgar / Flint Hill neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 35.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Diversity

Did you know that the Edgar / Flint Hill neighborhood has more Scottish and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.0% have Finnish ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Edgar / Flint Hill neighborhood in Sophia are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 61.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 11.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Edgar / Flint Hill neighborhood, 36.3% 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 22.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.0%), and 20.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Edgar / Flint Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.3%).

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 Edgar / Flint Hill neighborhood in Sophia, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (16.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (6.0%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.

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 Edgar / Flint Hill neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.5% 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 addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.4%) . 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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