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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Killian / Sharp median real estate price is $282,926, which is more expensive than 56.9% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 39.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Killian / Sharp is currently $2,905, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.5% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Killian / Sharp is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Killian / Sharp 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 Killian / Sharp 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 7.6% in Killian / Sharp. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.6% 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 Columbia, the Killian / Sharp neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Killian / Sharp neighborhood's real estate landscape than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 95.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. 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.

Occupations

The Killian / Sharp neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.3% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Killian / Sharp neighborhood has more single mother households than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

In addition, the Killian / Sharp neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 94.1% of South Carolina neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.

Diversity

Significantly, 3.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Killian / Sharp neighborhood in Columbia are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 26.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Killian / Sharp neighborhood, 53.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 20.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.2%), and 8.9% in the military.

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 Killian / Sharp neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.

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 Killian / Sharp neighborhood in Columbia, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Spanish (5.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (4.2%), and residents who report English roots (4.1%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (3.6%), along with some African ancestry residents (3.6%), 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 Killian / Sharp neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (79.8%) 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 (6.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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