Charleston, SC (E Bay St / Cooper St)




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About Charleston, SC (E Bay St / Cooper St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Bay St / Cooper St median real estate price is $326,236, which is more expensive than 88.1% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 70.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in E Bay St / Cooper St is currently $1,101, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.8% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

E Bay St / Cooper St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Charleston, South Carolina. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

E Bay St / Cooper St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in E Bay St / Cooper St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 31.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.7% 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

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

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The E Bay St / Cooper St 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, E Bay St / Cooper St 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, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 54.3% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.1%, which is higher than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 26.4% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, more people in E Bay St / Cooper St choose to walk to work each day (24.6%) 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: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of South Carolina.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 14.5% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Also, with more than 2.3% of residents living with a same sex partner, E Bay St / Cooper St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood. In the E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.9% 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 E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood has more Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian 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 E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood in Charleston are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.6% of U.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 E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood, 46.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (14.1%), and 11.2% 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 E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood in Charleston, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (2.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (2.2%), and residents who report Scottish roots (2.1%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (1.5%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.7%).

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 E Bay St / Cooper St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (33.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (26.4%) and 24.6% 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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E Bay St / Cooper St 0.101011101001110
Charleston 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04
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E Bay St / Cooper St 0.101011101001110
Charleston 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 32.93
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E Bay St / Cooper St 0.101011101001110
Charleston 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 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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