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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Forest Acres Southeast median real estate price is $635,282, which is more expensive than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 77.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Forest Acres Southeast is currently $1,788, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.9% of South Carolina neighborhoods.

Forest Acres Southeast is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Forest Acres, South Carolina.

Forest Acres Southeast real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.8% in Forest Acres Southeast. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 76.5% of the adults living in the Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Also, if you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 12.9% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of South Carolina.

Diversity

Did you know that the Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood has more Canadian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 2.8% have Lebanese ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood in Forest Acres are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 48.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America'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 Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood, 68.7% 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 11.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (10.2%), and 9.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households.

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 Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood in Forest Acres, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (24.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (8.2%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.3%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Forest Acres Southeast neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.7%) 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.


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