Ladson, SC

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Living in Ladson

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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ladson who work in office and administrative support (14.73%), food service (7.02%), and management occupations (6.89%).

Also of interest is that Ladson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Ladson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.02 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Ladson rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.12% of adults 25 and older in Ladson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Ladson in 2018 was $27,562, 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 $110,248 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Ladson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.