Hilton Head Island, SC (Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd)




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About Hilton Head Island, SC (Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd median real estate price is $492,488, which is more expensive than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 87.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd is currently $2,007, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd 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).

Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd 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.

Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd has a 16.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.5% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (12.6%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

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 Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd 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, Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd 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 Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.1% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in South Carolina, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd 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 99.2% 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 families with school-aged children.

In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 14.3% 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 98.0% 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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd 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 86.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 63.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd neighborhood, 41.1% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 39.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.3%), and 4.3% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd neighborhood in Hilton Head Island, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (25.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (20.1%), and residents who report German roots (15.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.3%), along with some Lithuanian ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).

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 Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.4%) 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 (9.6%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hilton Head Island 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04
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Whooping Crane Way / High Bluff Rd 0.101011101001110
Hilton Head Island 0.101011101001110
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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Better than of SC school districts.

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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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