Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl median real estate price is $417,831, which is more expensive than 83.8% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 64.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl is currently $2,955, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.5% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in North Charleston, South Carolina.
Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl are 5.5%, which is lower than one will find in 64.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 get around.
If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood. A whopping 91.6% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
The Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.5% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
A majority of the adults in the Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for South Carolina by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina. 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.
Did you know that the Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood has more Greek and African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 6.0% have African ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood in North Charleston are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.5% 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 73.9% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood, 49.4% 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 23.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.5%), and 12.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.9%).
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 Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood in North Charleston, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (10.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (6.1%), along with some African ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 16.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Dorchester Rd / Patron Pl neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (86.4%) 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.