Westover Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Westover is a small residential neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina. The neighborhood is made up of only a few roads, including Grand Avenue, Marsh Avenue, Youth Center Drive, Gary Street, Dorcas Street, and Merritt Street. Homes in the neighborhood were built between 1980 and 2000, with a detached home value of $317,000 in 2000. The average age in the neighborhood is 28-31 years old, with a median household income of $55,000 per year, according to 2000 census data.
Westover is located in a great area for walking to some of the biggest attractions in Raleigh. Less than a mile away from the neighborhood to the east is the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. This huge event brings together people from all over the state for showing animals, showcasing their homemade goods, selling their handicrafts, and so much more. The state fair also has a large carnival, many big shows, and restaurants from all over the country that come to make money from the huge crowds that are drawn to the area. The grounds are also home to a wide variety of other events, including much smaller fairs and festivals.
North of Westover is the RBC Center. This massive stadium is home to the professional hockey team the Carolina Hurricanes. In addition to the hurricanes, the large area school – North Carolina State University – uses the RBC Center for their basketball team. The large venue is also hugely popular with concertgoers and for many major events that happen in the area.
Next to the RBC Center is Carter Finley Stadium. The stadium is home to the North Carolina State University football team. During home games, the stadium is packed with area residents and students that come to show their support for their local team. Pride for the area school can be seen throughout the community, especially when they are playing other major area schools like Duke, Wake Forest, and the University of North Carolina.