Gaston, SC (Sharpes Hill)




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About Gaston, SC (Sharpes Hill)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Sharpes Hill median real estate price is $67,006, which is less expensive than 89.1% of South Carolina neighborhoods and 89.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Sharpes Hill is currently $691, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 78.4% of South Carolina neighborhoods.

Sharpes Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gaston, South Carolina.

Sharpes Hill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sharpes Hill 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.8% in Sharpes Hill. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.7% 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 Gaston, the Sharpes Hill neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Sharpes Hill neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 76.3% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Sharpes Hill neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Sharpes Hill neighborhood in Gaston are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Sharpes Hill neighborhood, 35.3% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 34.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.1%), and 9.1% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Sharpes Hill neighborhood in Gaston, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (6.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Sharpes Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.4%).

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 Sharpes Hill neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (89.2%) 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 (10.5%) . 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Sharpes Hill 0.101011101001110
Gaston 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04
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Sharpes Hill 0.101011101001110
Gaston 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 32.93
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Sharpes Hill 0.101011101001110
Gaston 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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LEXINGTON 04


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District Quality Compared to South Carolina

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Better than of US school districts.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Sandhills Primary
140 Lewis Rast Road
Swansea, SC, 29160
01-02
Lexington Four Early Childhood Center
135 Lewis Rast Road
Swansea, SC, 29160
PK-KG
Sandhills Elementary
130 Lewis Rast Road
Swansea, SC, 29160
03-04
Frances F. Mack Intermediate
161 Gaston Street
Gaston, SC, 29053
05-06
Sandhills Middle
582 Meadowfield Road
Gaston, SC, 29053
07-08
Swansea High
500 East First Street
Swansea, SC, 29160
09-12
Swansea High Freshman Academy
1195 I. W. Hutto Road
Swansea, SC, 29160
09-09

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