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 13,853 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 a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ladys Island is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ladys Island who work in management occupations (16.60%), sales jobs (10.01%), and healthcare (8.71%).
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.
Because of many things, Ladys Island is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Ladys Island really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Ladys Island perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Ladys Island is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Being a small town, Ladys Island does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Ladys Island are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.83% of adults in Ladys Island have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ladys Island in 2018 was $32,332, 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 $129,328 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, Irish, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ladys Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.