Bluffton, SC (Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir)








About Bluffton, SC (Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir median real estate price is $353,708, which is more expensive than 88.5% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 69.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir is currently $2,326, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bluffton, South Carolina.

Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.1% in Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.4% 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 Bluffton, the Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir neighborhood. A whopping 83.7% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir neighborhood in Bluffton is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in SC, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.9% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina. If you are considering retiring to South Carolina, this is a good neighborhood to look at. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers, highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir neighborhood in Bluffton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.0% 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 71.9% 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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir neighborhood, 38.9% 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 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.9%), and 12.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Portuguese.

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 Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir neighborhood in Bluffton, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.4%), among others.

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 Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.2%) 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 (10.2%) . 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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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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    South Carolina

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Bluffton Elementary School
150 & 160 H.E. Mc Cracken Circl
Bluffton, SC 29910
PK-05
Bluffton High School
12 H. E. Mc Cracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910
09-12
Bluffton Middle School
30 New Mustang Road
Bluffton, SC 29910
06-08
H. E. Mccracken Middle School
250 H. E. Mc Cracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910
06-12
Okatie Elementary School
53 Cherry Point Road
Bluffton, SC 29909
PK-05
Pritchardville Elementary School
9447 Evan Way
Bluffton, SC 29910
PK-05
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Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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