Ladys Island, SC


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Ladys Island, SC Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Ladys Island Housing Market Information

With 13,645 people, 2,152 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $248,938, Ladys Island real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Ladys Island home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Ladys Island, accounting for 80.21% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ladys Island include mobile homes or trailers ( 12.52%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.80%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.39%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Ladys Island. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 76.54% of Ladys Island's homes, and 79.01% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Ladys Island built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Ladys Island built between 2000 and later ( 28.21%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 5.70%). There's also some housing in Ladys Island built before 1939 ( 2.00%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Ladys Island. Fully 15.74% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Ladys Island homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Ladys Island real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Ladys Island Home Appreciation Rates

Ladys Island's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Ladys Island during the period has been just -0.95%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Ladys Island that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Ladys Island real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Ladys Island appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.46%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 83.88% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Ladys Island. Ladys Island appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.88%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 12.03%.

Importantly, this makes Ladys Island one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to South Carolina, our data show that Ladys Island's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in South Carolina.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Ladys Island, SC HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,184,000 3.7
$888,001 - $1,184,000 3.2
$592,001 - $888,000 8.9
$474,001 - $592,000 6.7
$355,001 - $474,000 10.5
$237,001 - $355,000 26.9
$118,001 - $237,000 27.1
$59,001 - $118,000 6.2
$0 - $59,000 6.8

Very High for SC
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
22.7059650767608 8.92193308550186

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Ladys Island Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
43.47% 2.11% 8 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,881 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 76.54
Renters 23.46
Vacant 15.74

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Ladys Island HOMES
2000 or Newer 28.2
1970 - 1999 64.1
1940 - 1969 5.7
1939 or Older 2.0

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Ladys Island HOMES
Single-Family 80.2
Townhomes 2.4
Small Apt. Buildings 1.9
Apt. Complexes 2.8
Mobile Homes 12.5
Other 0.2

Home Size

SIZE OF Ladys Island HOMES
No Bedroom 0.06
1 Bedroom 1.69
2 Bedrooms 15.37
3 Bedrooms 55.99
4 Bedrooms 23.02
5 or more bedrooms 3.87

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