Real Estate Prices and Overview
Ethon Crossroads median real estate prices are $184,797, which is more expensive than 82.0% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 57.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Ethon Crossroads are currently
$998, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.9%
of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Ethon Crossroads is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Lexington, South Carolina.
Ethon Crossroads 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 Ethon Crossroads neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.7% in
Ethon Crossroads. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 47.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Lexington,
the Ethon Crossroads neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Ethon Crossroads neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Ethon Crossroads
is among the best neighborhoods for families in South Carolina. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.0% 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
Ethon Crossroads neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Also, 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 Ethon Crossroads neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ethon Crossroads neighborhood has more
Brazilian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 15.4% have English ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Ethon Crossroads neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 68.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 Ethon Crossroads neighborhood in Lexington are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 84.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 0.0% 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 99.9%
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 Ethon Crossroads neighborhood, 35.2%
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 31.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(18.6%), and 14.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Ethon Crossroads neighborhood in Lexington, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(17.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.4%) , and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.4%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Ethon Crossroads
neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% 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 Ethon Crossroads neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.7%) 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 (8.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.