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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Cat Square / Henry median real estate price is $224,489, which is more expensive than 35.9% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 30.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Cat Square / Henry is currently $1,471, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.8% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Cat Square / Henry is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Vale, North Carolina.

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

Cat Square / Henry has a 13.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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.

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 Cat Square / Henry neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 40.1% 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.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America, with 35.3% 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Cat Square / Henry neighborhood has more Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry.

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 Cat Square / Henry neighborhood in Vale are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.1% 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 Cat Square / Henry 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 32.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.4%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cat Square / Henry neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.2%).

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 Cat Square / Henry neighborhood in Vale, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (10.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.9%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.5%), among others. In addition, 10.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Cat Square / Henry neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.1%) 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 (10.5%) . 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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