Ladson, SC


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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 (19.54%), sales jobs (10.52%), and management occupations (7.22%).

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 30.72 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small town, Ladson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Ladson are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.09% of adults in Ladson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Ladson in 2010 was $21,477, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,908 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 English, German, Italian, and Polish.

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