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%).
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.
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.
Ladys Island is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.83% of adults in Ladys Island have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
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.