Ladson is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 15,180 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ladson is the 31st largest community in South Carolina.
Ladson real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Ladson house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ladson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ladson is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ladson who work in office and administrative support (13.91%), sales jobs (8.62%), and food service (8.45%).
In Ladson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.05 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Ladson with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.54% of adults in Ladson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ladson in 2010 was $24,157, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,628 for a family of four. However, Ladson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ladson is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ladson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ladson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ladson include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Ladson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.