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Goose Creek, SC (South Carolina) Houses and Residents

Goose Creek,SC index of house prices

Total population: 40,370 (Urban population: 28,601, Rural population: 561 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 15,127 (14,661 occupied: 9,950 owner occupied, 4,687 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

31%

Housing density: 477 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $74,993.

Median contract rent in 2016: $541 (lower quartile is $864, upper quartile is $1,300)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $877


Median gross rent in Goose Creek, SC in 2016: $646

Housing units in Goose Creek with a mortgage: 7,944 (159 second mortgage, 332 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,928

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $85,179

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,476

Median monthly housing costs: $1,168


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Goose Creek, South Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $184,152 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Goose Creek:

$184,152
South Carolina:

$153,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $142,478 - $248,545

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $183,565
Here:

$183,565
State:

$236,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $151,364
Here:

$151,364
State:

$189,206

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $84,821
Here:

$84,821
State:

$145,218

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $357,090
Here:

$357,090
State:

$218,084

Mobile homes: $45,761
Here:

$45,761
State:

$71,546
Median year house/condo built: 1996

Median year apartment built: 1998

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,960
  • In family households: 35,378 (5,916 male householders, 4,623 female householders)
    8,229 spouses, 12,733 children (11,964 natural, 257 adopted, 529 stepchildren), 1,294 grandchildren, 187 brothers or sisters, 779 parents, 788 other relatives, 766 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,387 (2,198 male householders (1,698 living alone)), 1,858 female householders (1,565 living alone)), 1,330 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,085

Size of family households: 4,187 2-persons, 3,128 3-persons, 1,819 4-persons, 927 5-persons, 373 6-persons, 184 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,259 1-person, 694 2-persons, 45 3-persons, 36 4-persons.

6,722 married couples with children.
2,272 single-parent households (320 men, 1,952 women).

91.1% of residents of Goose Creek speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 2,568 (6.0%)
(52.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Goose Creek, South Carolina:

  • 27no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 5302 bedrooms
  • 6,3113 bedrooms
  • 2,7104 bedrooms
  • 5035+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Goose Creek population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Goose Creek, South Carolina:

  • 147no bedroom
  • 5101 bedroom
  • 1,2112 bedrooms
  • 2,0783 bedrooms
  • 5954 bedrooms
  • 715+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Goose Creek population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Goose Creek in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 98no vehicle
  • 2,5131 vehicle
  • 5,1042 vehicles
  • 1,6513 vehicles
  • 5044 vehicles
  • 1305+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Goose Creek population

Cars and other vehicles available in Goose Creek in renter-occupied apartments

  • 170no vehicle
  • 1,8691 vehicle
  • 2,0532 vehicles
  • 4433 vehicles
  • 694 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Goose Creek population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Goose Creek, South Carolina:

  • 131 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 3604 rooms
  • 1,8175 rooms
  • 2,8646 rooms
  • 2,0847 rooms
  • 1,5648 rooms
  • 1,3619+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Goose Creek population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Goose Creek, South Carolina:

  • 1081 room
  • 1882 rooms
  • 4543 rooms
  • 1,0384 rooms
  • 1,1845 rooms
  • 8036 rooms
  • 3857 rooms
  • 3598 rooms
  • 1319+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Goose Creek population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Goose Creek, SC household income distribution

  • Goose Creek, SC household income distribution
  • 704Less than $10,000
  • 314$10,000 to $14,999
  • 366$15,000 to $19,999
  • 459$20,000 to $24,999
  • 832$25,000 to $29,999
  • 706$30,000 to $34,999
  • 409$35,000 to $39,999
  • 770$40,000 to $44,999
  • 671$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,434$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,573$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,782$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,538$100,000 to $124,999
  • 920$125,000 to $149,999
  • 960$150,000 to $199,999
  • 476$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Goose Creek, SC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Goose Creek, SC
  • 145Less than $10,000
  • 68$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 29$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$35,000 to $39,999
  • 49$40,000 to $49,999
  • 117$50,000 to $59,999
  • 70$60,000 to $69,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 123$80,000 to $89,999
  • 334$90,000 to $99,999
  • 724$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,350$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,554$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,423$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,718$200,000 to $249,999
  • 902$250,000 to $299,999
  • 955$300,000 to $399,999
  • 161$400,000 to $499,999
  • 68$500,000 to $749,999
  • 14$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Goose Creek, SC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Goose Creek, SC
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 18$150 to $199
  • 15$300 to $349
  • 23$350 to $399
  • 40$400 to $449
  • 110$450 to $499
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 22$550 to $599
  • 84$600 to $649
  • 144$650 to $699
  • 230$700 to $749
  • 244$750 to $799
  • 1,033$800 to $899
  • 433$900 to $999
  • 942$1,000 to $1,249
  • 708$1,250 to $1,499
  • 485$1,500 to $1,999
  • 136$2,000 to $2,499
  • 272No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4492010 or later
  • 5182000 to 2009
  • 5671990 to 1999
  • 3191980 to 1989
  • 2441970 to 1979
  • 191Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Goose Creek population
Goose Creek commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 207
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,387
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,011
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,780
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,900
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,937
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,061
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 596
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,054
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,534
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 767
  • 90 or more minutes: 281
Goose Creek, SC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.7%
Number of people working at home: 715 (3.3% of all workers)

Goose Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 13,005 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 1,668 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 45 (0%)
  • Taxi: 69 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 71 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,098 (12%)
  • Worked at home: 715 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 2,960
 German: 2,152
 Irish: 1,775
 English: 967
 Italian: 721
 European: 543
 Scottish: 389
 Scotch-Irish: 346
 French (except Basque): 259
 Polish: 213
 Dutch: 212
 Swiss: 101
 Portuguese: 80
 Swedish: 74
 Welsh: 73
 Norwegian: 71
 Hungarian: 63
 Greek: 56
 Northern European: 51
 Belgian: 51
 Bulgarian: 50
 British: 47
 Ukrainian: 47
 Slovak: 34
 African: 29
 Ethiopian: 27
 French Canadian: 24
 Danish: 24
 Czech: 20
 Guyanese: 17
 Jamaican: 16
 Austrian: 14
 Russian: 12
 Lithuanian: 12
 Australian: 10
 Yugoslavian: 9
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 Finnish: 5
 Bahamian: 3
 Slavic: 2
 Nigerian: 1

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

  • 43%Philippines
  • 12%Mexico
  • 6%Venezuela
  • 6%Honduras
  • 3%Colombia
  • 3%Germany
  • 3%France

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

  • This state: 16,766
  • Other state: 22,533
  • Northeast: 5,517
  • Midwest: 5,193
  • South: 8,373
  • West: 3,584

79% of Goose Creek residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 29% lived in South Carolina.

Goose Creek:

79.0%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 160
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 80
  • 9th grade: 174
  • 10th grade: 148
  • 11th grade: 178
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 132
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,025
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,469
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,479
  • Associate degree: 1,146
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,202
  • Master's degree: 878
  • Professional school degree: 216
  • Doctorate degree: 170

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 99
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 59
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 173
  • 9th grade: 243
  • 10th grade: 307
  • 11th grade: 243
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 129
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,941
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,045
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,822
  • Associate degree: 1,742
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,954
  • Master's degree: 1,116
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 45

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 5.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 13.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 0.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 12.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 1.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 13.7%Females
Goose Creek marital status for males
Goose Creek marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,301
  • One, attached: 1,094
  • Two: 135
  • 3 or 4: 344
  • 5 to 9: 738
  • 10 to 19: 604
  • 20 to 49: 515
  • 50 or more: 84
  • Mobile homes: 394

Median worth of mobile homes: $44,261

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Goose Creek:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Goose Creek
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (88.6%)
  • Utility gas (12.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (91.4%)
  • Utility gas (8.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 433
Here:

9.7%
South Carolina:

9.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 135
Here:

6.8%
South Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 397
Here:

18.2%
South Carolina:

19.2%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)