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 management occupations (11.32%), sales jobs (9.94%), and office and administrative support (8.97%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Ladys Island. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Also of interest is that Ladys Island has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ladys Island is worth considering.
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 citizens of Ladys Island are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.13% of adults in Ladys Island have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ladys Island in 2010 was $30,312, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,248 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 German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ladys Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.