Laurens, SC (Lanford / Ora)




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About Laurens, SC (Lanford / Ora)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lanford / Ora median real estate price is $134,210, which is more expensive than 54.0% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 33.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lanford / Ora is currently $1,821, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Lanford / Ora is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Laurens, South Carolina.

Lanford / Ora real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lanford / Ora neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Lanford / Ora. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lanford / Ora neighborhood has more Welsh and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 2.6% have Romanian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Lanford / Ora neighborhood. More residents of the Lanford / Ora neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Lanford / Ora neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 21.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 32.3% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 36 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 91.8% of America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Lanford / Ora neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.4% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: People

Lanford / Ora is ranked among the top 9.4% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of South Carolina according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the Lanford / Ora neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers. In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Lanford / Ora neighborhood in Laurens are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 14.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 55.2% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Lanford / Ora neighborhood, 46.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 19.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.1%), and 10.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Lanford / Ora neighborhood in Laurens, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report Welsh roots (7.2%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (4.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lanford / Ora neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.4%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Lanford / Ora neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lanford / Ora 0.101011101001110
Laurens 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04
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Lanford / Ora 0.101011101001110
Laurens 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 32.93
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Lanford / Ora 0.101011101001110
Laurens 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

LAURENS 55


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District Quality Compared to South Carolina

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Waterloo Elementary
10457 Highway 221 South
Waterloo, SC, 29384
PK-05
Ford Elementary
601 Lucas Avenue
Laurens, SC, 29360
PK-05
E. B. Morse Elementary
200 Parkview Drive
Laurens, SC, 29360
PK-05
Laurens Elementary
301 Henry Street
Laurens, SC, 29360
PK-05
Sanders Middle
609 Green Street
Laurens, SC, 29360
06-08
Laurens Middle
1035 West Main Street
Laurens, SC, 29360
06-08
Laurens District 55 High
5058 Highway 76 West
Laurens, SC, 29360
09-12
Hickory Tavern Elementary/Middle
163 Neely Ferry Road
Gray Court, SC, 29645
PK-08
Gray Court Owings Elementary/Middle
9210 Highway 14
Gray Court, SC, 29645
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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LAURENS 56


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District Quality Compared to South Carolina

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Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
M. S. Bailey Child Development Center
605 Elizabeth Street
Clinton, SC, 29325
PK-PK
Clinton Elementary
800 Chestnut Street
Clinton, SC, 29325
KG-05
Joanna Woodson Elementary
510 South Elllis Street
Joanna, SC, 29351
KG-05
Clinton High
18132 Highway 72 East
Clinton, SC, 29325
09-12
Bell Street Middle
600 Peachtree Street
Clinton, SC, 29325
06-08
Eastside Elementary
103 Old Colony Road
Clinton, SC, 29325
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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