Hilton Head Island, SC (Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr)




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About Hilton Head Island, SC (Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr median real estate price is $920,963, which is more expensive than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr is currently $2,013, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 73.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (64.1%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of. One of the notable things about Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 73.2%, which is higher than 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 88.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood has more British and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 8.6% have Scottish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 21.1% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Also, while most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood stands out by having 94.4% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.1% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in South Carolina, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in South Carolina, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.5% of neighborhoods in SC. If a South Carolina retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood may actually hold the key. 66.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood in Hilton Head Island are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 25.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood, 45.4% 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 35.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.3%), and 8.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood in Hilton Head Island, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (20.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.9%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (8.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.1%).

Getting to Work

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 Muirfield Rd / Plantation Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.4%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Hilton Head Island 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04
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South Carolina 32.93
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Hilton Head Island 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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