Beaufort, SC (Drayton St / Geiger Blvd)




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About Beaufort, SC (Drayton St / Geiger Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Drayton St / Geiger Blvd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Drayton St / Geiger Blvd is currently $1,340, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.4% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Drayton St / Geiger Blvd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Beaufort, South Carolina. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Drayton St / Geiger Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd 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 Drayton St / Geiger Blvd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 48.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. 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

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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Drayton St / Geiger Blvd is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, 99.0% of the real estate in the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 48.7%, which is higher than 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 51.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 28.7% of employed workers living in the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 33.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, in the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 19.0% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Finally, more people in Drayton St / Geiger Blvd choose to walk to work each day (13.9%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 80.2% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood has more Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry.


The Neighbors

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 Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood in Beaufort are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood, 50.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is the military, with 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.3%), and 21.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood in Beaufort, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (20.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (12.8%).

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 Drayton St / Geiger Blvd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (80.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (49.8%) 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 (33.2%) and 13.9% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Drayton St / Geiger Blvd 0.101011101001110
Beaufort 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04
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Drayton St / Geiger Blvd 0.101011101001110
Beaufort 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 32.93
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Drayton St / Geiger Blvd 0.101011101001110
Beaufort 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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