Daniel Island

Daniel Island

Stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military.

Welcome to Daniel Island

Living in Daniel Island

Daniel Island, SC Homes median real estate price is $1,004,466, which is more expensive than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 94.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Daniel Island is currently $2,652, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.

Daniel Island is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Charleston, South Carolina.

Daniel Island real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Daniel Island neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Daniel Island are 5.5%, which is lower than one will find in 70.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Daniel Island is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics in Daniel Island

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People in Daniel Island

A majority of the adults in the Daniel Island neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you’re an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle “best choice” neighborhood for South Carolina by NeighborhoodScout’s analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.

In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout’s research revealed that a full 74.7% of the adults living in the Daniel Island neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor’s degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout’s research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Daniel Island neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate in Daniel Island

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Daniel Island neighborhood. A whopping 87.0% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation in Daniel Island

In the Daniel Island neighborhood, many people’s commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout’s analysis found that 18.1% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout’s research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.8% of residents in the Daniel Island neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 96.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Occupations in Daniel Island

The Daniel Island neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.5% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Daniel Island neighborhood has more Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It’s true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood’s residents have Greek ancestry.

Daniel Island is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors: Income

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 Daniel Island neighborhood in Charleston are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 93.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.3% 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 81.4% of America’s neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Daniel Island neighborhood, 63.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.6%), and 5.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Daniel Island neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston’s Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles’ Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Daniel Island neighborhood in Charleston, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report English roots (15.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one’s commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Daniel Island neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.4%) 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 (7.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

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Overview for Daniel Island, SC

11,108 people live in Daniel Island, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $73,597. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

11,108

Total Population

43 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$73,597

Average individual Income

Around Daniel Island, SC

There's plenty to do around Daniel Island, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

56
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
46
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Red Palm Tavern, DanceFX - Charleston, and Rhapsody Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.38 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.97 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.97 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.16 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.1 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.27 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Daniel Island, SC

Daniel Island has 4,904 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Daniel Island do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,108 people call Daniel Island home. The population density is 3,414.318 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

11,108

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43

Median Age

47.61 / 52.39%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,904

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$73,597

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Daniel Island, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Daniel Island. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
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