Found within zip codes: 29588
Popular real estate near Myrtle Beach, SC (Socastee)
Socastee median real estate prices are $110,535, which is more expensive than 53.0% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 29.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Socastee are currently $713, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.4% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Socastee is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Socastee real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Socastee 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.
Socastee has a 15.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.2% of American neighborhoods). This could either signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood, or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied, which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.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 get around.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Socastee neighborhood has more British and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.6% have Portuguese ancestry.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Socastee 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, 85.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.The Neighbors 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 Socastee 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 80.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 12.9% 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 53.1% 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 Socastee neighborhood, 29.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (26.6%), and 17.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Socastee neighborhood in Myrtle Beach, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (11.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.9%) , and residents who report German roots (8.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.7%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Socastee neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).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 Socastee neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (63.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (93.0%) 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 (5.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$110,535|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to SC, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Mobile homes and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 5 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Manufacturing & Laborers, some Sales & Service workers, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Black, some Mexican, some Italian ancestry, some East Asian and some Puerto Rican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
38,534 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||65.9||53.4|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||1.1||1.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.3||0.3|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||62.2||54.4|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||21.8|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||12.9|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO SC*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Socastee neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Myrtle Beach, SC appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Myrtle Beach 1 in 63
in South Carolina 1 in 175
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Myrtle Beach 1 in 7
in South Carolina 1 in 26
Socastee neighborhood Crime data are subscription only. Myrtle Beach, SC crime rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
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