Real Estate Prices and Overview
Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd median real estate prices are $110,037, which is more expensive than 50.0% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 28.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd are currently
$1,134, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.4%
of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Irmo, South Carolina.
Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.7%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.1% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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 Irmo,
the Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 93.5% of commuters who live in the
Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
6.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of South Carolina. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.4% of all American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd 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, 82.3% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd neighborhood in Irmo are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 30.1% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.4%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd neighborhood, 36.5%
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 23.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(22.0%), and 17.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd neighborhood in Irmo, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(10.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.2%) , and residents who report English roots (8.5%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (2.1%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.9% 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 Broad River Rd / C Richarson Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.5% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (93.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.