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 North Myrtle Beach,
the N Ocean Blvd / Lake Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The N Ocean Blvd / Lake Dr neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, N Ocean Blvd / Lake Dr 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.
One of the notable things about N Ocean Blvd / Lake Dr is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the N Ocean Blvd / Lake Dr neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 75.1%, which is higher than 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Ocean Blvd / Lake Dr neighborhood has more
English and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 4.1% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the N Ocean Blvd / Lake Dr
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 97.8% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
N Ocean Blvd / Lake Dr neighborhood stands out by having 93.7% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of all American
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
N Ocean Blvd / Lake 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 9.2% 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.