Most Expensive Bluffton Neighborhoods
|2||Okatie Hwy / Cecil Reynolds Dr|
|3||Brighton Beach / Buckingham Landing|
|4||Fording Island Rd / Whiteoaks Cir|
|5||Pritchard / Pritchardville|
Real estate in popular Bluffton neighborhoods
Popular real estate near Bluffton, SC
Bluffton is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 12,855 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Bluffton is the 33rd largest community in South Carolina. Bluffton has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Bluffton, where the median household income is $63,614.
Bluffton real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Bluffton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Bluffton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bluffton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bluffton is a town of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bluffton who work in management occupations (16.12%), sales jobs (15.85%) and office and administrative support (10.80%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bluffton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bluffton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bluffton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bluffton may be for you.
Bluffton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Bluffton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Bluffton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.07% of adults in Bluffton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bluffton in 2010 was $28,903, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,612 for a family of four. However, Bluffton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bluffton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bluffton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bluffton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bluffton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.79% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bluffton include German, Irish, Italian, English, Polish and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bluffton is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,417|
|BLUFFTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||76.12%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||23.88%|
|TYPE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||78.93%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.28%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.70%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.96%|
|SIZE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.56%|
|AGE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||76.83%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||15.70%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||6.37%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.10%|
|BLUFFTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$230,375|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$924|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $43,000||2.74%|
|$43,001 - $87,000||1.58%|
|$87,001 - $173,000||35.33%|
|$173,001 - $260,000||25.77%|
|$260,001 - $346,000||8.80%|
|$346,001 - $433,000||5.64%|
|$433,001 - $649,000||15.62%|
|$649,001 - $866,000||1.41%|
|PEOPLE OF BLUFFTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||9.35%|
|5 TO 17||19.54%|
|18 TO 24||6.78%|
|25 TO 34||18.79%|
|35 TO 54||27.98%|
|55 TO 64||10.23%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.34%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.47%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$63,614|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,903|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||14.10%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (12.98%)
Public Service (8.30%)
Real estate (2.66%)
Information Technology (2.40%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||16.16%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.27%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||7.27%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.87%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||18.79%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.93%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (79.86%)
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