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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Taylors West median real estate price is $261,914, which is more expensive than 52.0% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 35.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Taylors West is currently $1,919, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.3% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Taylors West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Taylors, South Carolina.

Taylors West real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Taylors West neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.5% in Taylors West. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Taylors West neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Taylors West community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Taylors West neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of South Carolina. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.

Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Taylors West neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 15.3% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Taylors West neighborhood, analysis shows that 29.3% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Diversity

Did you know that the Taylors West neighborhood has more Slovak and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 3.3% have Hungarian ancestry.

Taylors West is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.0% 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 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Taylors West neighborhood in Taylors are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Taylors West neighborhood, 37.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.9%), and 12.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Taylors West neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.7% of households. Some people also speak Italian (7.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Taylors West neighborhood in Taylors, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (7.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.8%), among others. In addition, 15.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Taylors West neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (62.6%) 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.


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