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Randolph County, NC Real Estate

Randolph real estate is located in Central North Carolina, in what is known regionally as the Piedmont Triad. The county was founded in 1779 and formed from a large parcel of neighboring Guilford County. Randolph County is named after Peyton Randolph, the first President of the Continental Congress. Randolph real estate is made up of 790 square miles of rolling hills, pasture land, and forests, as well as parts of the Uwharrie and Caraway Mountain ranges. Twenty two townships make up the county. Asheboro is the county seat and maintains the largest population.

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Randolph real estate is located in Central North Carolina, in what is known regionally as the Piedmont Triad. The county was founded in 1779 and formed from a large parcel of neighboring Guilford County. Randolph County is named after Peyton Randolph, the first President of the Continental Congress. Randolph real estate is made up of 790 square miles of rolling hills, pasture land, and forests, as well as parts of the Uwharrie and Caraway Mountain ranges. Twenty two townships make up the county. Asheboro is the county seat and maintains the largest population.

Randolph Real Estate Demographics

There are over 140,000 people who live on Randolph real estate. Over the past decade the county has seen growth rate of 9% and census projections for 2014 show a continued trend for growth. Two-thirds of the population live in rural environments, characterized by low population density and country landscapes. The other third of Randolph real estates population lives in urban or suburban environments, characterized by mid-level population density in small towns, or clustered developments around an urban area.

Randolph Real Estate

The median home price of Randolph real estate as of 2009 is just over $86,000. New home construction in the area continues to expand though it did see a decline in pace over the past two years. With the downturn of actual home construction came an increase in available lots development. Housing lots throughout the area are plentiful and ready for individualization. Lots can be found in a variety of settings, some of the most scenic and coveted are in the hills surrounding the Asheboro area. The average cost of new home construction of Randolph real estate is $161,000.

Randolph Real Estate and Economy

The local economy has seen a downturn in recent years with its main industries of tobacco, furniture, and textiles being internationally outsourced or seeing a drop in demand. Local business organizations such as the Randolph County Economic Development Corporation are helping organize and redirect economic expansion in the area. In addition to helping prolong the life of historical manufacturing businesses the RCEDC also reaches outside Randolph County to try and bring state and national business to the local economy. New and developing job and industry opportunities can be found in: distribution and logistics, the manufacturing of medical and transportation equipment, and the fabrication of metals and plastics. While data for 2007-2009 shows a decline in jobs available, statistics as of 2010 show a reversal of the trend.

Randolph Real Estate and Education

The Randolph County School District, whose motto is Students First in All We Do, offers education to the entire county. The district is composed of seven High Schools, seven Middle Schools, and 17 Elementary Schools. Over 19,000 students are served by 1,050 teachers. The district has an average dropout rate of 9%, and 6% of students are English Language Learners.

Randolph Recreational Attractions

Randolph real estate is home to the North Carolina Zoo, the worlds largest walk through natural habitat zoo. The zoo has over 1100 animals and has 1,371 acres of viewing and habitat areas. The zoo sees over 700,000 visitors annually and is a large contributor to the local economy.

Community Recreation

Major county municipalities oversee their own parks and recreation departments. Public parks include:

  • • Bicentennial Park
  • • North Asheboro Park
  • • Randleman City Park
  • • Hagen Stone Park
  • • Creekside Park

Shopping

Numerous antiques dealers are located throughout the county. Asheboro is home to many large manufacturing and farming antique dealers as well as museums and golf courses. Asheboro also has a thrice-weekly Downtown Farmers Market. The Randolph Mall is also located in Asheboro on Randolph real estate.


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Properties Listed:  171
Median Price:  $220K

Property Price Distribution

Country Millions of US dollars per million people
Under $100K 2
$100K-$199K 72
$200K-$299K 62
$300K-$399K 26
$400K-$699K 9
Luxury 0
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