Cherokee Springs median real estate price is $290,348, which is more expensive than 68.0% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 47.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Cherokee Springs is currently $1,579, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.6% of South Carolina neighborhoods.
Cherokee Springs is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chesnee, South Carolina.
Cherokee Springs 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 Cherokee Springs neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Cherokee Springs has a 10.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 60.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Chesnee, the Cherokee Springs neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Our research reveals that 91.1% of commuters who live in the Cherokee Springs neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Cherokee Springs neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 8.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of South Carolina. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Cherokee Springs neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 Cherokee Springs neighborhood in Chesnee are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 28.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Cherokee Springs neighborhood, 33.2% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (27.4%), and 11.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Cherokee Springs neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.0%).
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 Cherokee Springs neighborhood in Chesnee, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (9.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (5.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.5%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.4%), among others. In addition, 16.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Cherokee Springs neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.