Charleston, SC (Broad St / Chisolm St)




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About Charleston, SC (Broad St / Chisolm St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Broad St / Chisolm St median real estate price is $1,274,823, which is more expensive than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 97.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Broad St / Chisolm St is currently $2,066, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Broad St / Chisolm St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Charleston, South Carolina.

Broad St / Chisolm St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Broad St / Chisolm 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.7% in Broad St / Chisolm St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.3% 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 Charleston, the Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 8.2% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, more people in Broad St / Chisolm St choose to walk to work each day (14.3%) 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

With 5.3% of employed workers living in the Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, the Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 67.9% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: People

A majority of the adults in the Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for South Carolina by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students, urban sophisticates and young, single professionals.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 78.8% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood has more British and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 20.7% have English ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 71.1% of the residential real estate in the Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


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 Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood in Charleston are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.9% 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

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 Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood, 67.9% 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 19.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.6%), and 6.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood in Charleston, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% 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 Broad St / Chisolm St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (64.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (14.3%) and 10.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Broad St / Chisolm St 0.101011101001110
Charleston 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04
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Broad St / Chisolm St 0.101011101001110
Charleston 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 32.93
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Broad St / Chisolm St 0.101011101001110
Charleston 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of SC school districts.

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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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