Lexington, SC (Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd)




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About Lexington, SC (Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd median real estate price is $248,526, which is more expensive than 82.2% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 60.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd is currently $1,231, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.3% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lexington, South Carolina.

Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lexington, the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd is among the best neighborhoods for families in South Carolina. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.9% of neighborhoods in the entire state of South Carolina. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and highly educated executives.

Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood has more Welsh and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 1.7% have British ancestry.

Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.6% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.9% of neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.9% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.


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 Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood in Lexington are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood, 48.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.8%), and 13.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood in Lexington, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report English roots (15.1%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.8%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.0%).

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 Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (91.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lexington 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04
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Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd 0.101011101001110
Lexington 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 32.93
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Lexington 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of SC school districts.

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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

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