Wilson, NC (City Center)




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About Wilson, NC (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Wilson is $89,435, which is less expensive than 83.2% of North Carolina neighborhoods and 83.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Wilson City Center is currently $728, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.1% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Wilson City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wilson, North Carolina.

Real estate in the City Center of Wilson, NC is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Wilson City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 45.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Wilson City Center neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 99.6% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Wilson City Center neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Wilson City Center neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America. The Wilson City Center neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (85.0%) than found in 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 99.5% of the adult residents in the Wilson City Center neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, of particular note, 12.8% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Wilson City Center neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.6% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 17.6% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

89.2% of the real estate in the Wilson City Center neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Wilson City Center neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 45.3%, which is higher than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Wilson City Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.8% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Wilson City Center neighborhood. In the Wilson City Center neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 City Center neighborhood in Wilson are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 85.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Wilson City Center neighborhood, 50.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is farming, forestry, or commercial fishing, with 20.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.0%), and 9.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 City Center neighborhood in Wilson, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (17.6%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (17.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (14.2%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (2.6%), along with some German ancestry residents (1.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Wilson City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.7%).

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 Wilson City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.8%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (71.2%) 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 (10.0%) and 9.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Wilson 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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City Center 0.101011101001110
Wilson 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Wilson 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to North Carolina

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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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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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