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Real Estate Prices & Overview

West Gantt / Woodfields median real estate price is $140,583, which is less expensive than 78.7% of South Carolina neighborhoods and 86.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in West Gantt / Woodfields is currently $1,505, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.3% of South Carolina neighborhoods.

West Gantt / Woodfields is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Greenville, South Carolina.

West Gantt / Woodfields real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the West Gantt / Woodfields neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.2% in West Gantt / Woodfields. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 West Gantt / Woodfields neighborhood has more single mother households than 98.2% 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 West Gantt / Woodfields neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the West Gantt / Woodfields (22.5%) than in 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the West Gantt / Woodfields neighborhood has more Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 3.3% have Jamaican 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 West Gantt / Woodfields neighborhood in Greenville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 44.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.2% 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 West Gantt / Woodfields neighborhood, 37.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 36.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.9%), and 11.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

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 West Gantt / Woodfields neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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 West Gantt / Woodfields neighborhood in Greenville, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (17.0%). There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry (8.7%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (3.3%), along with some African ancestry residents (1.8%), 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 West Gantt / Woodfields neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (73.9%) 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 (22.5%) . 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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