Six Mile is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 759 people and just one neighborhood, Six Mile is the 202nd largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Six Mile, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Six Mile, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Six Mile’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Six Mile does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $100,735.00.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Six Mile is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Six Mile is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Six Mile who work in teaching (20.16%), healthcare (10.37%), and sales jobs (8.61%).
Of important note, Six Mile is also a town of artists. Six Mile has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Six Mile’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.68% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Six Mile is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Six Mile really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Six Mile perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small town, Six Mile does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
If knowledge is power, Six Mile is a pretty powerful place. 56.93% of the adults in Six Mile have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Six Mile in 2018 was $34,945, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,780 for a family of four.
The people who call Six Mile home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Six Mile residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Six Mile include Irish, Scots-Irish, English, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Six Mile is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.
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.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 40.3% 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.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 14.1% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The neighborhood stands out within South Carolina for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.8% of college-friendly places to live in SC.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Croatian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 5.3% have Scots-Irish 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 neighborhood in Six Mile are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.7% 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 79.5% 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 neighborhood, 44.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.6%), and 14.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.6% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Six Mile, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (14.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.3%), and residents who report English roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (5.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.
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 neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (72.8%) 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 (9.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.