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Summerville, SC (South Carolina) Houses and Residents

Summerville,SC index of house prices

Total population: 46,974 (Urban population: 28,247, Rural population: 22 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 19,176 (17,976 occupied: 11,855 owner occupied, 6,095 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

31%

Housing density: 1,248 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $242,320.

Median contract rent in 2016: $484 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $606)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $511


Median gross rent in Summerville, SC in 2016: $588

Housing units in Summerville with a mortgage: 9,258 (158 second mortgage, 590 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,633

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,279

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,427

Median monthly housing costs: $1,175


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Summerville, South Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $194,218 (it was $106,600 in 2000)
Summerville:

$194,218
South Carolina:

$153,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $156,994 - $253,976

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $242,013
Here:

$242,013
State:

$236,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $55,296
Here:

$55,296
State:

$189,206

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,252
Here:

$148,252
State:

$218,084

Mobile homes: $40,585
Here:

$40,585
State:

$71,546
Median year house/condo built: 1999

Median year apartment built: 1991

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,614
  • In family households: 42,387 (6,004 male householders, 6,014 female householders)
    8,772 spouses, 16,888 children (14,962 natural, 1,033 adopted, 973 stepchildren), 1,736 grandchildren, 319 brothers or sisters, 1,084 parents, 670 other relatives, 814 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,924 (2,810 male householders (2,339 living alone)), 3,167 female householders (2,998 living alone)), 931 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 312

Size of family households: 5,400 2-persons, 2,607 3-persons, 2,196 4-persons, 1,238 5-persons, 399 6-persons, 179 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,338 1-person, 542 2-persons, 106 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 13 6-persons.

8,389 married couples with children.
3,068 single-parent households (561 men, 2,507 women).

93.5% of residents of Summerville speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,850 (3.7%)
(67.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 10no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 1,0372 bedrooms
  • 6,8303 bedrooms
  • 2,9674 bedrooms
  • 9975+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Summerville population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Summerville, South Carolina:

  • 136no bedroom
  • 1,4341 bedroom
  • 2,4022 bedrooms
  • 1,3833 bedrooms
  • 7454 bedrooms
  • 1335+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Summerville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 243no vehicle
  • 3,2941 vehicle
  • 5,3152 vehicles
  • 2,0923 vehicles
  • 7234 vehicles
  • 1855+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Summerville population

Cars and other vehicles available in Summerville in renter-occupied apartments

  • 188no vehicle
  • 3,7291 vehicle
  • 1,8042 vehicles
  • 3973 vehicles
  • 744 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Summerville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Summerville, South Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1763 rooms
  • 7164 rooms
  • 2,3855 rooms
  • 2,8216 rooms
  • 2,0467 rooms
  • 1,6098 rooms
  • 2,0989+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Summerville population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Summerville, South Carolina:

  • 1211 room
  • 1212 rooms
  • 1,4443 rooms
  • 1,4724 rooms
  • 9305 rooms
  • 1,1336 rooms
  • 5117 rooms
  • 1658 rooms
  • 2039+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Summerville 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 %

  • Summerville, SC household income distribution

  • Summerville, SC household income distribution
  • 909Less than $10,000
  • 608$10,000 to $14,999
  • 534$15,000 to $19,999
  • 986$20,000 to $24,999
  • 510$25,000 to $29,999
  • 866$30,000 to $34,999
  • 839$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,259$40,000 to $44,999
  • 672$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,107$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,130$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,134$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,945$100,000 to $124,999
  • 907$125,000 to $149,999
  • 773$150,000 to $199,999
  • 859$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Summerville, SC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Summerville, SC
  • 42Less than $10,000
  • 196$10,000 to $14,999
  • 231$15,000 to $19,999
  • 41$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$35,000 to $39,999
  • 40$40,000 to $49,999
  • 84$50,000 to $59,999
  • 70$60,000 to $69,999
  • 70$70,000 to $79,999
  • 69$80,000 to $89,999
  • 268$90,000 to $99,999
  • 504$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,695$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,591$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,116$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,047$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,292$250,000 to $299,999
  • 847$300,000 to $399,999
  • 608$400,000 to $499,999
  • 273$500,000 to $749,999
  • 49$750,000 to $999,999
  • 47$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 9$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Summerville, SC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Summerville, SC
  • 3Less than $100
  • 63$100 to $149
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 102$200 to $249
  • 14$250 to $299
  • 111$300 to $349
  • 4$350 to $399
  • 46$400 to $449
  • 320$450 to $499
  • 207$500 to $549
  • 49$550 to $599
  • 118$600 to $649
  • 337$650 to $699
  • 451$700 to $749
  • 400$750 to $799
  • 678$800 to $899
  • 2,094$900 to $999
  • 626$1,000 to $1,249
  • 451$1,250 to $1,499
  • 396$1,500 to $1,999
  • 37$2,000 to $2,499
  • 41$2,500 to $2,999
  • 15$3,000 to $3,499
  • 195No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1292010 or later
  • 6362000 to 2009
  • 6051990 to 1999
  • 1671980 to 1989
  • 1121970 to 1979
  • 203Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Summerville population
Summerville commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 280
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,195
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,207
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,340
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,745
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,245
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,588
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,511
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 886
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,375
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,487
  • 90 or more minutes: 601
Summerville, SC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 39.7%
Number of people working at home: 1,167 (5.1% of all workers)

Summerville mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 18,229 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,142 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 55 (0%)
  • Taxi: 181 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 115 (1%)
  • Walked: 338 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,167 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 5,204
 German: 2,291
 Irish: 1,715
 English: 1,171
 Italian: 738
 Scottish: 629
 Scotch-Irish: 602
 European: 524
 Polish: 358
 French (except Basque): 307
 Norwegian: 115
 Swiss: 105
 Dutch: 99
 Greek: 97
 Portuguese: 81
 Northern European: 59
 Lithuanian: 57
 British: 57
 West Indian: 48
 Canadian: 47
 French Canadian: 46
 Swedish: 41
 Russian: 37
 Brazilian: 36
 Hungarian: 35
 Czech: 28
 Slovak: 26
 Serbian: 23
 Welsh: 22
 African: 16
 Scandinavian: 15
 Finnish: 13
 Ukrainian: 10
 Barbadian: 8
 Bermudan: 6
 Danish: 5
 Nigerian: 5
 Cajun: 3
 Jamaican: 3

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

  • 18%Mexico
  • 8%Philippines
  • 7%Germany
  • 7%England
  • 4%India
  • 4%Canada
  • 3%Panama

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

  • This state: 22,021
  • Other state: 24,836
  • Northeast: 6,974
  • Midwest: 5,370
  • South: 9,982
  • West: 2,520

80% of Summerville residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in South Carolina.

Summerville:

80.4%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 372
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 127
  • 9th grade: 72
  • 10th grade: 190
  • 11th grade: 143
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 599
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,474
  • Less than 1 year of college: 863
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,210
  • Associate degree: 1,529
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,785
  • Master's degree: 1,184
  • Professional school degree: 532
  • Doctorate degree: 200

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 214
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 180
  • 9th grade: 204
  • 10th grade: 251
  • 11th grade: 164
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 300
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,326
  • Less than 1 year of college: 936
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,287
  • Associate degree: 2,322
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,963
  • Master's degree: 1,668
  • Professional school degree: 375
  • Doctorate degree: 44

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 16.1%Males
  • 10.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.9%Males
  • 9.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.8%Females
Summerville marital status for males
Summerville marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,814
  • One, attached: 944
  • Two: 140
  • 3 or 4: 613
  • 5 to 9: 1,424
  • 10 to 19: 1,754
  • 20 to 49: 206
  • 50 or more: 143
  • Mobile homes: 1,153

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,929

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Summerville:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Summerville
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (70.6%)
  • Utility gas (29.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (91.4%)
  • Utility gas (8.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 816
Here:

14.0%
South Carolina:

9.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 449
Here:

11.8%
South Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 266
Here:

12.2%
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)