Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the Town Center of Irmo are $169,215, which is more expensive than 78.0% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 52.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Irmo Town Center are currently
$729, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.4%
of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Irmo Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Irmo, South Carolina.
Real estate in the Town Center of Irmo, SC is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Town Center 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 Irmo Town Center, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Irmo Town Center
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Irmo Town Center neighborhood has more
Arab and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 1.0% have Lebanese ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Irmo
Town Center neighborhood stands out by having 94.2% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of all American
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 Irmo Town Center neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 68.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods
In addition, the Irmo Town Center neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 92.2% of South Carolina neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children , active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Irmo Town Center neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
95.9% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Irmo Town Center 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 95.1% 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. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Irmo Town Center neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Irmo Town Center 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, 86.4% 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 Town Center 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 75.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 22.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.4%
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 Irmo Town Center neighborhood, 59.2%
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 26.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(7.7%), and 7.0% 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 Town Center neighborhood in Irmo, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(21.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.8%) , and residents who report Irish roots (12.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (3.3%) , along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Irmo Town Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.4% of households.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Irmo Town Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.3% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (94.2%) 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.