Cedar Point / Cape Carteret median real estate price is $434,310, which is more expensive than 78.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 66.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Cedar Point / Cape Carteret is currently $2,848, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.
Cedar Point / Cape Carteret is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Swansboro, North Carolina. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Cedar Point / Cape Carteret 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 Cedar Point / Cape Carteret neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Cedar Point / Cape Carteret. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (21.8%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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.
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Cedar Point / Cape Carteret neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Cedar Point / Cape Carteret is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Cedar Point / Cape Carteret neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 13.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of North Carolina. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Did you know that the Cedar Point / Cape Carteret neighborhood has more English and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.0% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 1.1% have Slovak ancestry.
Cedar Point / Cape Carteret is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Cedar Point / Cape Carteret neighborhood in Swansboro are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.2% 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 61.7% 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 Cedar Point / Cape Carteret neighborhood, 37.2% 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.3%), and 16.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Cedar Point / Cape Carteret neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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 Cedar Point / Cape Carteret neighborhood in Swansboro, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.2%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.7%), 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 Cedar Point / Cape Carteret neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (88.9%) 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.