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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Indian Springs median real estate price is $290,894, which is more expensive than 64.6% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 44.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Indian Springs is currently $1,376, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 81.9% of South Carolina neighborhoods.

Indian Springs is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Summerville, South Carolina.

Indian Springs real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Indian Springs 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 Indian Springs are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 62.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Indian Springs 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 Summerville, the Indian Springs neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Indian Springs neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 47.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Indian Springs neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 44.6% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.0% of American neighborhoods.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Indian Springs neighborhood stands out by having 90.7% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of all American neighborhoods.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.3% of all neighborhoods in America, with 31.2% 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.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Indian Springs neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.4% of the neighborhoods in SC. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Diversity

Did you know that the Indian Springs neighborhood has more Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry.

Indian Springs is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Indian Springs neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

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 Indian Springs neighborhood in Summerville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 10.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Indian Springs neighborhood, 44.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (16.4%), and 10.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Indian Springs neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households. Some people also speak Italian (9.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Indian Springs neighborhood in Summerville, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (30.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (5.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.4%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (2.4%), 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 Indian Springs neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.7%) 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.


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