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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Shell Point is a town in South Carolina with a population of 2,694. Shell Point is in Beaufort County and is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. Living in Shell Point offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Shell Point and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$179,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$919
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Shell Point

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$67,961
National
$55,322
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Shell Point Reviews

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The neighborhood is family friendly. Very little night life. Has grocery stores, medical, churches and schools.
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shell point is a small town in Beaufort SC. It is nothing to do but eat here (unhealthy places). I do not recommend raising a family here if you want to get involved in fun activities nearby.
It is a good place to grow up in.