McArthur Heights is an established community in Jacksonville, NC located off of Gum Branch Road. There are two neighborhoods, distinguished by their varied home styles and age. The older section of McArthur Heights has single story homes with a carport, while vinyl-sided one- and two-story dwellings with one- and two-car garages comprise the newer section. McArthur Heights has mature pine and pear trees across to community, dotting yards and encompassing culs-de-sac. McArthur Heights offerslarger lots than the average for this area, affording residents in this community greater outdoor living space. The price of a home in McArthur Heights is about $200,000; while land sites in this area are valued beginning in the high $30,000s. Schools for this side of town include Stateside Elementary, Trexler Middle, and Richlands High.