Real Estate Prices and Overview
Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville median real estate prices are $181,412, which is more expensive than 81.4% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 56.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville are currently
$718, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 53.0% of South Carolina neighborhoods.
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
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
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, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Star Bluff Crossroads / Grahamville neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 59.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
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 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
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 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
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 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.