Popular real estate near Union, SC (Buffalo)
Buffalo median real estate prices are $63,638, which is less expensive than 87.8% of South Carolina neighborhoods and 93.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Buffalo are currently $375, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 80.9% of South Carolina neighborhoods.
Buffalo is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Union, South Carolina.
Buffalo 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Buffalo neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Buffalo has a 12.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.7% 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 get around.Notable & Unique: People
Of particular note, 3.3% of the people in the Buffalo neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.The Neighbors 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 Buffalo neighborhood in Union are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 16.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle. In the Buffalo neighborhood, 38.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.2%), and 15.0% 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 Buffalo neighborhood in Union, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (9.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.0%) , and residents who report German roots (5.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (2.4%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Buffalo neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.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 Buffalo neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (85.6%) 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 (12.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$63,638|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very low cost relative to SC, very low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density) , farms|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Mobile homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments and a few Small apartment buildings|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some Families with children (family households with school-aged children)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 2 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Manufacturing & Laborers, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Black, some Irish ancestry and some Italian ancestry|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
733 MAIN ST, BUFFALO, SC 29321
UNION COUNTY HIGH
1163 LAKESIDE DR, UNION, SC 29379
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
4,437 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||60.1||53.4|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||0.4||1.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.1||0.3|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||65.8||54.4|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||10.6|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||16.5|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO SC*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Union 1 in 117
in South Carolina 1 in 175
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in Buffalo SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Union 1 in 21
in South Carolina 1 in 26
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