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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Bells Crossroads median real estate price is $419,464, which is more expensive than 77.6% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 59.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Bells Crossroads is currently $3,348, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Bells Crossroads is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

Bells Crossroads real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bells Crossroads 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.

In Bells Crossroads, the current vacancy rate is 0.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Bells Crossroads is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Bells Crossroads is among the best neighborhoods for families in South Carolina. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.0% of neighborhoods in the entire state of South Carolina. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Bells Crossroads neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and college students.

Real Estate

Some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Bells Crossroads neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 96.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Bells Crossroads neighborhood has more British and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 2.3% have Greek ancestry.

Bells Crossroads is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Bells Crossroads neighborhood in Simpsonville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.6% 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 62.6% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Bells Crossroads neighborhood, 48.5% 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 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.1%), and 10.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Bells Crossroads neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.

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 Bells Crossroads neighborhood in Simpsonville, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (4.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

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 Bells Crossroads neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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