Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd median real estate price is $287,863, which is more expensive than 66.8% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 46.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd is currently $2,364, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.7% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Columbia, South Carolina.
Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd 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.
Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd has a 10.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.3% 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.
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.
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 Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd neighborhood in Columbia are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd neighborhood, 40.8% 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 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.5%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
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 Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd neighborhood in Columbia, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (6.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (4.7%), and residents who report German roots (2.9%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (2.5%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.
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 Cold Branch Dr / Park Springs Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.6%) 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 (5.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.