Median real estate price in the City Center of Woodruff is $278,234, which is more expensive than 60.8% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 41.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Woodruff City Center is currently $1,503, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.6% of South Carolina neighborhoods.
Woodruff City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Woodruff, South Carolina.
Real estate in the City Center of Woodruff, SC 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Woodruff City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Woodruff City Center neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
Did you know that the Woodruff City Center neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish 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 City Center neighborhood in Woodruff are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.0% 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 Woodruff City Center neighborhood, 40.9% 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 32.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.9%), and 7.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Woodruff City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.7%).
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 City Center neighborhood in Woodruff, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.1%). There are also a number of people of Scots-Irish ancestry (6.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.
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 Woodruff City Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (85.2%) 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 (9.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.