Real Estate Prices and Overview
Stalvey median real estate prices are $108,493, which is more expensive than 49.0% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 28.3% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Stalvey are currently
$704, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.6%
of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Stalvey is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Stalvey 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Stalvey neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Stalvey. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.9%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.5% 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
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 Myrtle Beach,
the Stalvey neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Stalvey neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Stalvey is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Stalvey neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (57.2%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.4% of all neighborhoods in America, with 42.3% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
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 Stalvey neighborhood in Myrtle Beach are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 41.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 24.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.4%
of U.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 Stalvey neighborhood, 42.8%
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
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(14.0%), and 13.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Stalvey neighborhood in Myrtle Beach, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(25.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.4%) , and residents who report English roots (8.2%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.0%) , along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (3.6%), among others. In addition, 25.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Stalvey
neighborhood is English, spoken by 67.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese.
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 Stalvey neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.0% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (72.8%) 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 (13.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.