Spartanburg, SC (Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate)








About Spartanburg, SC (Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate median real estate price is $120,864, which is more expensive than 32.6% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 20.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate is currently $862, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.5% of South Carolina neighborhoods.

Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate 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.

Real estate vacancies in Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate are 5.5%, which is lower than one will find in 71.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Spartanburg, the Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 32.2% of the residents of the Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, of particular note, 8.6% of the people in the Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Also, one of the unique characteristics of the Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, the Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate 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 7.7% of college-friendly places to live in SC.


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 Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate neighborhood in Spartanburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 55.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate neighborhood, 36.9% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.6%), and 15.2% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (18.0%).

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 Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate neighborhood in Spartanburg, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (15.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report German roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.6%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.

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 Southern Shops / U of South Carolina-Upstate neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.9%) 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 (12.5%) and 5.7% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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    South Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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    Spartanburg
    South Carolina

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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 about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Boiling Springs Elementary School
700 Double Bridge Road
Boiling Springs, SC 29316
PK-04
Boiling Springs High School
2251 Old Furnace Road
Boiling Springs, SC 29316
10-12
Boiling Springs High Ninth Grade Campus School
3655 Boiling Springs Road
Boiling Springs, SC 29316
09-09
Boiling Springs Intermediate School
2055 Hanging Rock Road
Boiling Springs, SC 29316
05-05
Boiling Springs Middle School
4801 Highway 9
Inman, SC 29349
06-08
Carver Middle School
467 South Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
06-08
James H. Hendrix Elementary School
1084 Springfield Road
Boiling Springs, SC 29316
PK-04
Lone Oak Elementary School
7314 Lone Oak Road
Spartanburg, SC 29303
KG-05
Spartanburg High School
500 Dupre Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29307
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

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Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to South Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

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Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
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