Mount Pleasant, SC (Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace)




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About Mount Pleasant, SC (Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace median real estate price is $387,202, which is more expensive than 93.3% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 78.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace is currently $2,433, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace 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 Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.5% in Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 58.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 94.3% of commuters who live in the Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 91.8% of South Carolina neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.


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 Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace neighborhood in Mount Pleasant 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 85.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.6% 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 67.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace neighborhood, 42.8% 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 35.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.9%), and 9.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace neighborhood in Mount Pleasant, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (13.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report English roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (11.0%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.5% of households.

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 Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.3%) 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace 0.101011101001110
Mount Pleasant 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04
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Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace 0.101011101001110
Mount Pleasant 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 32.93
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Porcher Bluff / Whitehall Terrace 0.101011101001110
Mount Pleasant 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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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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