West Greenville median real estate price is $1,093,354, which is more expensive than 81.4% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 73.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in West Greenville is currently $2,254, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.8% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
West Greenville is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Greenville, South Carolina.
West Greenville real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the West Greenville neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
West Greenville has a 13.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.2% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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.
One of the most interesting things about the West Greenville neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 54.2% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the West Greenville neighborhood. A whopping 68.0% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the West Greenville neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Did you know that the West Greenville neighborhood has more Haitian and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 1.0% have Brazilian ancestry.
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 Greenville neighborhood in Greenville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 26.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.1% 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 Greenville neighborhood, 55.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 18.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.4%), and 12.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Greenville neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the West Greenville neighborhood in Greenville, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (12.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.6%), along with some Haitian ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.
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 West Greenville neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (58.2%) 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 (13.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.