Real Estate Market Update for Johnston County, NC
Welcome to October's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of October. The number of active listings was down 26% from one year earlier, and down 14% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 190-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 12%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 160-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 12% year-over-year, and increased 9% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Johnston County, NC
Area Information for Johnston County, NC
  • Population: 178,807
  • Median Age: 35.8 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 29.15 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6.75%
  • Population Density: 226/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 46.61%
  • Closest Airport: Raleigh-durham International
  • Closest College: Heritage Bible College
  • Closest Jr. College: Johnston Community College
  • Median Household Income: $51,165
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 17.44%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.99 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $138,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Carolina Hurricanes
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 25%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Johnston County, NC
Median Age: 35.8 Married: 35% Number of Households: 65,632 Households with Children: 26,489
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Johnston County, NC

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Smithfield Middle 0.6 mi Public 6-8 2-5 3
      Smithfield-selma High 0.9 mi Public 9-12 1 2
      Neuse Charter School 1.2 mi Public K-11 3-5 4
      South Campus Community High 1.3 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      South Campus Community Middle 1.3 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      Johnston Co Middle College 1.4 mi Public 11-12 0 4
      Johnston Co Early College 1.4 mi Public 9-12 5 5
      South Smithfield Elementary 1.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 5
      Selma Elementary 3.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      West Smithfield Elementary 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Selma Middle School 4.2 mi Public 6-8 1 2
      Micro-pine Level Elementary 5.0 mi Public K-5 2 5
      Four Oaks Middle 6.3 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Four Oaks Elementary 7.2 mi Public K-5 2 4
      North Johnston Middle 8.1 mi Public 6-8 2 4
      Powhatan Elementary 8.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 4
      North Johnston High 9.3 mi Public 9-12 2-5 4
      Cleveland High School 9.4 mi Public 9-12 2-5 5
      East Clayton Elementary 9.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Princeton Elementary 9.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 5
      River Dell Elementary 10.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 5
      Princeton High 10.7 mi Public 6-12 3-5 4
      West Clayton Elementary 11.3 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Cooper Elementary 11.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 5
      Clayton High 11.5 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      West Johnston High 11.6 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      South Johnston High 11.8 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Clayton Middle 12.0 mi Public 6-8 3-5 3
      Cleveland Elementary 12.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Glendale-kenly Elementary 12.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 5
      Riverwood Middle 13.0 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Riverwood Elementary 13.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 4
      Academy Of Hope 13.1 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Mcgee's Crossroads Middle 13.6 mi Public 6-8 3-5 2
      Southside Christian School 13.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-10 0 0
      Benson Middle 14.1 mi Public 5-8 2 2
      Benson Elementary 14.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 2 4
      Meadow Elementary School 15.3 mi Public K-8 2-5 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.