Walterboro, SC (Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S)




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About Walterboro, SC (Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S median real estate price is $147,174, which is more expensive than 53.1% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 35.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S is currently $1,153, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.0% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Walterboro, South Carolina.

Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S 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 Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S 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 8.2% in Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Notable & Unique: People

Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S (20.1%) than in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S neighborhood in Walterboro are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.3% 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 Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S neighborhood, 36.6% 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 21.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.7%), and 20.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S neighborhood in Walterboro, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (11.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.9%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.6%).

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 Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.7%) 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 (20.1%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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AGE OF Walterboro, SC (Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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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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Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S 0.101011101001110
Walterboro 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 5.04

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Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S 0.101011101001110
Walterboro 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 32.93

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Jefferies Hwy / State Hwy S 0.101011101001110
Walterboro 0.101011101001110
South Carolina 35

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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District Quality Compared to South Carolina

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Colleton County Middle School
1379 Tuskegee Airmen Drive
Walterboro, SC, 29488
06-08
Hendersonville Elementary School
6089 Hendersonville Highway
Walterboro, SC, 29488
PK-05
Thunderbolt Career And Technology Center School
1069 Thunderbolt Road
Walterboro, SC, 29488
09-12
Colleton County High School
150 Cougar Nation Drive
Walterboro, SC, 29488
09-12
Forest Hills Elementary School
633 Hiers Corner Road
Walterboro, SC, 29488
01-05
Cottageville Elementary School
648 Peirce Road
Cottageville, SC, 29435
PK-05
Black Street Early Childhood Center School
256 Smith Street
Walterboro, SC, 29488
PK-KG
Bells Elementary School
12088 Bells Highway
Ruffin, SC, 29475
PK-05
Northside Elementary School
1929 Industrial Road
Walterboro, SC, 29488
01-05

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