Ladys Island is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 13,645 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ladys Island is the 35th largest community in South Carolina.
Ladys Island real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Ladys Island house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Ladys Island is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ladys Island is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ladys Island who work in office and administrative support (11.24%), sales jobs (10.53%), and management occupations (9.32%).
Ladys Island is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Ladys Island, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ladys Island has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ladys Island a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Ladys Island is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The education level of Ladys Island citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.07% of adults in Ladys Island have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ladys Island in 2010 was $33,098, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,392 for a family of four. However, Ladys Island contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ladys Island is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ladys Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ladys Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ladys Island include Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ladys Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.