Murrells Inlet, SC (N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr)




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About Murrells Inlet, SC (N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr median real estate price is $156,484, which is more expensive than 61.1% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 40.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr is currently $1,368, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.

N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 82.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (71.2%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.7% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in South Carolina, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in South Carolina.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 82.8% of the residential real estate vacant, the N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 36.1% 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 N Waccamaw Dr / Vista 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, 87.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 13.8% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 4.3% have Dutch ancestry.

N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood stands out by having 95.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of all American neighborhoods.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.


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 N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood in Murrells Inlet are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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

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 N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood, 33.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.2%), and 14.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood in Murrells Inlet, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.6%), and residents who report English roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (5.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.5% of households. Some people also speak French (2.2%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (13.8%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (95.0%) 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr 0.101011101001110
Murrells Inlet 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04

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N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr 0.101011101001110
Murrells Inlet 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 32.93

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N Waccamaw Dr / Vista Dr 0.101011101001110
Murrells Inlet 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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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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