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
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 99.8% 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
In addition, this 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.
Furthermore, 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. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.9%, the Old Cherokee Rd / Wise Ferry Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.