Goose Creek, SC

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Living in Goose Creek

Goose Creek is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 45,946 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Goose Creek is the eighth largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Goose Creek, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Goose Creek, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Goose Creek’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Goose Creek does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $74,730.00.

Goose Creek real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Goose Creek house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Goose Creek is a military town: the armed forces employs 7.42% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Manufacturing and Healthcare are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 14.05% and 10.68% of the civilian workforce respectively.

Also of interest is that Goose Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall education level of Goose Creek is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.30% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Goose Creek in 2018 was $31,747, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,988 for a family of four. However, Goose Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Goose Creek is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Goose Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goose Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Goose Creek include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Goose Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.