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Lake Wylie
  • Suburb in South Carolina

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Lake Wylie is a suburb of Charlotte with a population of 14,091. Lake Wylie is in York County and is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. Living in Lake Wylie offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lake Wylie there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Lake Wylie and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lake Wylie are highly rated.

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About Lake Wylie...
Population
14,091

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$346,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,144
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Lake Wylie Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Lake Wylie

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$103,548
National
$64,994

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