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Advance
  • Suburb of Winston-Salem, NC

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade C minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Advance is a suburb of Winston-Salem with a population of 1,605. Advance is in Davie County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Advance offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Advance tend to be conservative. The public schools in Advance are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$338,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$843
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Advance Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    20%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Advance

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$91,528
National
$75,149

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