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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Milford / Sandy Flat median real estate price is $401,656, which is more expensive than 71.2% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 54.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Milford / Sandy Flat is currently $2,809, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.8% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Milford / Sandy Flat is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Taylors, South Carolina.

Milford / Sandy Flat real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Milford / Sandy Flat 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 Milford / Sandy Flat, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Milford / Sandy Flat 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

The Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.3% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of South Carolina. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood has more Belgian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 1.3% have Finnish ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood in Taylors are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.5% 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 69.7% of America'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 Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood, 41.7% 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 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.9%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).

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 Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood in Taylors, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (13.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (6.3%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.0%), 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 Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (85.3%) 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 (6.3%) . 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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