Milford / Sandy Flat median real estate price is $320,465, which is more expensive than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 50.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Milford / Sandy Flat is currently $1,789, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.5% of South Carolina neighborhoods.
Milford / Sandy Flat is a suburban 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 2.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.5% 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.
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.
Real estate in the Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Milford / Sandy Flat is among the best neighborhoods for families in South Carolina. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.3% 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 Milford / Sandy Flat 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.
Did you know that the Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood has more Finnish and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 1.0% have Belgian 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 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 73.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood, 44.2% 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 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.9%), and 12.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.4%).
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 German (14.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (3.8%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.
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 Milford / Sandy Flat neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.9%) 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 (8.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.