Real Estate Prices and Overview
Carem / South Hills median real estate prices are $61,669, which is less expensive than 90.6% of South Carolina neighborhoods
and 94.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Carem / South Hills are currently
$623, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 74.7% of South Carolina neighborhoods.
Carem / South Hills is a rural neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Union, South Carolina.
Carem / South Hills 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 Carem / South Hills neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Carem / South Hills. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.8%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.3% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 43.59 residents per square mile, Carem / South Hills is less crowded than 90.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.4% of all neighborhoods in America, with 37.0% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
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 Carem / South Hills neighborhood in Union are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 64.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, 13.4% 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 54.7%
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 Carem / South Hills neighborhood, 30.9%
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 28.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(25.7%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Carem / South Hills neighborhood in Union, SC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(8.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (4.8%) , and residents who report Scottish roots (2.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (2.1%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Carem / South Hills
neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% 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 Carem / South Hills neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (92.9%) 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 (7.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.