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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Thomasville South median real estate price is $258,478, which is more expensive than 40.8% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 34.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Thomasville South is currently $1,358, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 77.4% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Thomasville South is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Thomasville, North Carolina.

Thomasville South real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Thomasville South 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.0% in Thomasville South. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

The Neighbors

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 Thomasville South neighborhood in Thomasville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 66.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.7% 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 Thomasville South neighborhood, 34.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 32.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.3%), and 8.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Thomasville South neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.1%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Thomasville South neighborhood in Thomasville, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report English roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.4%), among others.

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 Thomasville South neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.2%) 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 (16.1%) . 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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