Real Estate Prices and Overview
East Spartanburg median real estate prices are $177,667, which is more expensive than 80.3% of the neighborhoods
in South Carolina and 55.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in East Spartanburg are currently
$588, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 54.3% of South Carolina neighborhoods.
East Spartanburg is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
East Spartanburg real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the East Spartanburg 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 11.1% in
East Spartanburg. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 40.7% 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 East Spartanburg 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 East Spartanburg neighborhood has more
Lithuanian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 4.7% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
East Spartanburg neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.1% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in South Carolina, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in South Carolina.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
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 East Spartanburg neighborhood in Spartanburg are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 57.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 9.8% 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 63.2%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the East Spartanburg neighborhood, 35.3%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 29.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(20.9%), and 13.1% 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 East Spartanburg neighborhood in Spartanburg, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(11.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.7%) , and residents who report German roots (8.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (4.7%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the East Spartanburg
neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.0% 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 East Spartanburg neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (89.0%) 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 (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.