Real Estate Prices and Overview
N Lake Dr / State Hwy S median real estate prices are $227,078, which is more expensive than 89.6% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 67.0% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in N Lake Dr / State Hwy S are currently
$1,086, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.2%
of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
N Lake Dr / State Hwy S is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Columbia, South Carolina.
N Lake Dr / State Hwy S real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in
N Lake Dr / State Hwy S. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 49.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
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 99.3% 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 , urban sophisticates and college students.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood has more
Iranian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 3.0% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
N Lake Dr / State Hwy S is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 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, 88.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, real estate in the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood in Columbia are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 88.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 10.3% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 61.7%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood, 57.3%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(13.7%), and 7.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood in Columbia, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(16.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.6%) , and residents who report English roots (12.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (3.4%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the N Lake Dr / State Hwy S
neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in N Lake Dr / State Hwy S neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.