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 Murrells Inlet,
the Sweetwater Blvd / Wood Thrush Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Sweetwater Blvd / Wood Thrush Dr neighborhood has more
Scottish and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 0.9% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the Sweetwater Blvd / Wood Thrush Dr
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 52.5% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Sweetwater Blvd / Wood Thrush Dr neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (55.4%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Sweetwater Blvd / Wood Thrush Dr 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: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 93.8% of commuters who live in the
Sweetwater Blvd / Wood Thrush Dr neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 36.2% 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.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Sweetwater Blvd / Wood Thrush Dr stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 86.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.