Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the Town Center of Lexington are $104,610, which is more expensive than 46.2% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 26.3% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Lexington Town Center are currently
$512, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 67.7% of South Carolina neighborhoods.
Lexington Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Lexington, South Carolina.
Real estate in the Town Center of Lexington, SC is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. 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.
Real estate vacancies in Lexington Town Center are 5.4%,
which is lower than one will find in 73.5% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lexington Town Center
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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
An interesting characteristic about the Lexington Town Center neighborhood
is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.2%
of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of
incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the
country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely
high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile
detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion
of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lexington Town Center neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
In the Lexington Town Center neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Lexington Town Center neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 96.0% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
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 Town Center neighborhood in Lexington are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 61.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, 9.7% 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 63.2%
of America'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 Lexington Town Center neighborhood, 46.4%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 23.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(19.9%), and 13.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Lexington, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(14.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (5.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (4.9%) , along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Lexington Town Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.3% 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 Lexington Town Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.2% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (87.3%) 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 (6.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.