Waxhaw, NC (Route 16 / Newtown Rd)








About Waxhaw, NC (Route 16 / Newtown Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Route 16 / Newtown Rd median real estate price is $588,593, which is more expensive than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 87.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Route 16 / Newtown Rd is currently $3,316, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina.

Route 16 / Newtown Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Waxhaw, North Carolina.

Route 16 / Newtown Rd real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Route 16 / Newtown Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Route 16 / Newtown Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Route 16 / Newtown Rd is among the best neighborhoods for families in North Carolina. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.7% of neighborhoods in the entire state of North Carolina. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and college students.

In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood may actually hold the key. 69.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 2.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 73.7% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood. A whopping 86.5% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.3% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood, analysis shows that 16.2% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Also, while most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 67.0% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood has more Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry.


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 Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood in Waxhaw are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.6% 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 85.5% of America'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 Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood, 67.0% 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 20.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (7.1%), and 4.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Langs. of India.

The Neighbors: 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 Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood in Waxhaw, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (14.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.4%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (8.3%), among others. In addition, 11.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Route 16 / Newtown Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (94.0%) 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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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Apprentice Academy High School Of Nc
8120 Kensington Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
M-M
Cuthbertson High School
1400 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
09-12
Cuthbertson Middle School
1520 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
06-08
Kensington Elementary School
8701 Kensington Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
PK-05
Marvin Elementary School
9700 Marvin School Rd
Marvin, NC 28173
PK-05
Marvin Ridge High School
2825 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
09-12
Marvin Ridge Middle School
2831 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
06-08
New Town Elementary School
1100 Waxhaw Indian Tr. Rd.
Waxhaw, NC 28173
PK-05
Sandy Ridge Elementary School
10101 Waxhaw Manor Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
PK-05
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Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

UNION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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