Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Columbia,
the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 72.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, N Lake Dr / State Hwy S
is among the best neighborhoods for families in South Carolina. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.1% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of South Carolina. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood has more
Iranian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 18.8% have English ancestry.
N Lake Dr / State Hwy S is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S
neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.4% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
96.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.1% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 84.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.