Real Estate Prices and Overview
Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville median real estate prices are $181,412, which is more expensive than 81.5% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 56.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville are currently
$667, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.5%
of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville is a rural neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville 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 Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville has a 14.8% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
72.9% 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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville neighborhood. A whopping 59.9% 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 97.6% 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 Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville 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 48.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 12.5% 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 56.7%
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 Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville neighborhood, 34.0%
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 29.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(20.2%), and 16.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville neighborhood in Myrtle Beach, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(13.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.0%) , and residents who report German roots (7.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.5%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.5% of households. Some people also speak Japanese (3.4%).
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 Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.3%) 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 (8.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.