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Total population: 39,064 (Urban population: 38,313, Rural population: 751 (all nonfarm))

Goose Creek,SC index of house prices


Houses: 9,469 (8,934 occupied: 5,639 owner occupied, 3,295 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

30%

Housing density: 299 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $230,257.


Median contract rent in 2009: $830 (lower quartile is $660, upper quartile is $1,044)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $733


Median gross rent in Goose Creek, SC in 2009: $952


Housing units in Goose Creek with a mortgage: 4,763 (666 second mortgage, 468 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 657


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,836


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,950


Median monthly housing costs: $1,139





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Goose Creek, South Carolina Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $172,537 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Goose Creek:

$172,537
South Carolina:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $136,342 - $235,676

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $152,593
Here:

$152,593
State:

$217,639

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,491
Here:

$1,491
State:

$164,785

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $47,666
Here:

$47,666
State:

$210,002

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $20,196
Here:

$20,196
State:

$191,373

Mobile homes: $17,189
Here:

$17,189
State:

$45,713

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,262
  • In family households: 24,250 (5,936 male householders, 1,438 female householders)
    6,140 spouses, 9,401 children (8,393 natural, 201 adopted, 807 stepchildren), 361 grandchildren, 153 brothers or sisters, 117 parents, 331 other relatives, 373 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,012 (716 male householders (508 living alone)), 831 female householders (676 living alone)), 465 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,900 (28 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,401 2-persons, 1,969 3-persons, 1,924 4-persons, 815 5-persons, 208 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,184 1-person, 297 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

6,642 married couples with children.
1,473 single-parent households (337 men, 1,136 women).

92.5% of residents of Goose Creek speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (44% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,178 (4.0%)
(53.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Goose Creek, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 159
  • 4 rooms: 173
  • 5 rooms: 1,251
  • 6 rooms: 1,671
  • 7 rooms: 1,228
  • 8 rooms: 775
  • 9 or more rooms: 382
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 96
  • 3 rooms: 383
  • 4 rooms: 594
  • 5 rooms: 1,123
  • 6 rooms: 704
  • 7 rooms: 284
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9 or more rooms: 35
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Goose Creek, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 86
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 256
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,006
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,138
  • 5+ bedrooms: 130
  • no bedroom: 49
  • 1 bedroom: 258
  • 2 bedrooms: 999
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,379
  • 4 bedrooms: 585
  • 5+ bedrooms: 25
Cars and other vehicles available in Goose Creek, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 90
  • 1 vehicle: 1,191
  • 2 vehicles: 2,870
  • 3 vehicles: 1,115
  • 4 vehicles: 333
  • 5+ vehicles: 40
  • no vehicle: 188
  • 1 vehicle: 1,397
  • 2 vehicles: 1,513
  • 3 vehicles: 188
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,196
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,815
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,638
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,958
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,317
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,428
  • 1950 to 1959: 550
  • 1940 to 1949: 72
  • 1939 or earlier: 58

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Goose Creek, SC house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Goose Creek, SC:

  • Less than $10,000: 31
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 15
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 10
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 7
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 12
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 12
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 11
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 5
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 56
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 101
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 165
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 230
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 267
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 959
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1137
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1164
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 705
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1087
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 829
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 484
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 138
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 106
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 9
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Goose Creek rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Goose Creek:

  • Less than $100: 57 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 32
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 11
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 0
  • $450 to $499: 33
  • $500 to $549: 37
  • $550 to $599: 56
  • $600 to $649: 125
  • $650 to $699: 82
  • $700 to $749: 85
  • $750 to $799: 87
  • $800 to $899: 456
  • $900 to $999: 502
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 592
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 349
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 130
  • $2,000 or more: 11
  • No cash rent: 688
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 231
  • 1990 to 1994: 193
  • 1985 to 1989: 196
  • 1980 to 1984: 123
  • 1975 to 1979: 171
  • 1970 to 1974: 73
  • 1970 to 1974: 39
  • 1965 to 1969: 152


Goose Creek, SC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 49.8%
Number of people working at home: 145 (0.9% of all workers)


Goose Creek commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 482
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2395
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2479
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1940
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2314
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1121
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2426
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 328
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 537
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 708
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 347
  • 90 or more minutes: 217
 


Goose Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,798 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 1,648 (11%)
  • Subway or elevated: 19 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 35 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 82 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,590 (17%)
  • Other means: 122 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 145 (1%)
 


Goose Creek, SC household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 479
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 454
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 550
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 433
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 496
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 704
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 605
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 594
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 626
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1032
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 1306
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 974
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 384
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 187
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 53
  • $200,000 or more: 44
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 6908
 United States or American: 3110
 German: 2931
 Irish: 2294
 English: 1820
 Italian: 1186
 Scotch-Irish: 584
 French (except Basque): 538
 Scottish: 441
 Polish: 349
 European: 270
 Norwegian: 234
 Dutch: 216
 British: 191
 French Canadian: 188
 Swedish: 164
 Welsh: 107
 Russian: 105
 Hungarian: 101
 Greek: 97
 Arab:: 94
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 94
 Subsaharan African:: 61
 African: 53
 Yugoslavian: 48
 Danish: 45
 Jamaican: 43
 Arab/Arabic: 39
 Canadian: 38
 Australian: 36
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 35
 Czechoslovakian: 31
 Belgian: 31
 Swiss: 31
 Lebanese: 26
 Scandinavian: 21
 Alsatian: 19
 Slovene: 18
 Other Arab: 17
 Lithuanian: 17
 Celtic: 14
 Austrian: 13
 Eastern European: 12
 Portuguese: 12
 Czech: 12
 British West Indian: 9
 Iranian: 9
 Ukrainian: 8
 New Zealander: 8
 Jordanian: 8
 West Indian: 7
 Albanian: 7
 Finnish: 7
 Acadian/Cajun: 7
 Slavic: 7
 Icelander: 6
 Cape Verdean: 4
 Ghanian: 4
 Egyptian: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Philippines (22%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • India (6%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10560
  • Northeast: 3639
  • Midwest: 3018
  • South: 7748
  • West: 2398

36% of Goose Creek residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 24% lived in South Carolina.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 55
  • 7th and 8th grade: 131
  • 9th grade: 91
  • 10th grade: 69
  • 11th grade: 75
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 97
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,213
  • Less than 1 year of college: 889
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,527
  • Associate degree: 772
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,084
  • Master's degree: 324
  • Professional school degree: 45
  • Doctorate degree: 39

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 29
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 16
  • 5th and 6th grade: 92
  • 7th and 8th grade: 86
  • 9th grade: 72
  • 10th grade: 266
  • 11th grade: 237
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 221
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,295
  • Less than 1 year of college: 848
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,175
  • Associate degree: 835
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,096
  • Master's degree: 471
  • Professional school degree: 64
  • Doctorate degree: 24

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.0%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 3.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 14.5%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 11.9%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 8.6%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 3.5%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 3.9%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 2.3%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 15.9%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $56,939
  • Black householders: $41,312
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $30,285
  • Asian householders: $42,882
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $22,115
  • Some other race householders: $25,171
  • Two or more races householders: $39,271
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $27,720
Goose Creek household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Goose Creek household income for Black householders
Goose Creek household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Goose Creek household income for Asian householders
Goose Creek household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Goose Creek household income for Some other race householders
Goose Creek household income for Two or more races householders
Goose Creek household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Goose Creek marital status for males
Goose Creek marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $174,989
  • Black or African American householders: $173,938
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $308,464
  • Asian householders: $168,683
  • Some other race householders: $199,337
  • Two or more races householders: $146,437
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $171,836

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,459
  • One, attached: 1,306
  • Two: 195
  • 3 or 4: 459
  • 5 to 9: 653
  • 10 to 19: 145
  • 20 to 49: 45
  • 50 or more: 34
  • Mobile homes: 165
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Goose Creek:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Goose Creek
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (85.3%)
  • Utility gas (12.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Electricity (73.1%)
  • Utility gas (24.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 395
Here:

10.1%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 139
Here:

8.7%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 318
Here:

20.8%
South Carolina:

20.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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