Goose Creek, SC
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Goose Creek is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 40,633 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Goose Creek is the 12th largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Goose Creek, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Goose Creek, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Goose Creek’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Goose Creek does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $61,122.00.

Goose Creek real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Goose Creek house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

8.09% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Goose Creek. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Manufacturing and Retail industries respectively employ 13.79% and 12.37% of the civilian workforce.

Also of interest is that Goose Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall education level of Goose Creek is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.83% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Goose Creek in 2010 was $25,528, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,112 for a family of four. However, Goose Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Goose Creek is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Goose Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goose Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Goose Creek include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Goose Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.