Real Estate Prices and Overview
Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr median real estate prices are $137,914, which is more expensive than 65.6% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 40.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr are currently
$803, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.9%
of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.5%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.0% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr neighborhood has more
Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 87% of the neighborhoods in
SC. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr neighborhood. A whopping 48.5% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
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 Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr neighborhood in Myrtle Beach are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 60.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, 11.7% 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 58.4%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr neighborhood, 40.3%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(18.1%), and 16.6% 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 Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr neighborhood in Myrtle Beach, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(13.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.4%) , and residents who report German roots (8.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.6%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr
neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.6%).
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 Dick Pond Rd / Rodney Dr neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.0%) 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 (10.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.