Real Estate Prices and Overview
Camp Croft median real estate prices are $81,271, which is less expensive than 69.6% of South Carolina neighborhoods
and 85.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Camp Croft are currently
$589, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 81.6% of South Carolina neighborhoods.
Camp Croft is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Camp Croft real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Camp Croft neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.5% in
Camp Croft. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 54.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Spartanburg,
the Camp Croft 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 Camp Croft neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 Camp Croft neighborhood in Spartanburg are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 77.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 41.0% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.6%
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 Camp Croft neighborhood, 35.2%
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 34.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(19.7%), and 10.2% in executive, management, and professional 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 Camp Croft neighborhood in Spartanburg, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(12.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.5%) , and residents who report English roots (4.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (3.1%) , along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.3%), among others. In addition, 13.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Camp Croft
neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.9% of households.
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 Camp Croft neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.5% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.6%) 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 (12.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.