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 12,734 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 $55,699.
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.
Bluffton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bluffton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bluffton who work in sales jobs (17.03%), management occupations (11.94%) and office and administrative support (10.96%).
Because of many things, Bluffton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bluffton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bluffton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bluffton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
As is often the case in a small town, Bluffton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Bluffton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.60% of adults in Bluffton have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bluffton in 2010 was $29,008, 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 $116,032 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, English, Italian, Polish and Scottish.
Bluffton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.19%.
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||75.65%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.09%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.98%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.67%|
|SIZE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.99%|
|AGE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||77.47%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||15.25%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||5.28%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.01%|
|BLUFFTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$202,166|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$942|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $45,000||1.70%|
|$45,001 - $90,000||0.80%|
|$90,001 - $181,000||35.37%|
|$181,001 - $271,000||27.04%|
|$271,001 - $361,000||10.02%|
|$361,001 - $452,000||3.39%|
|$452,001 - $678,000||11.69%|
|$678,001 - $904,000||5.46%|
|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||89.09%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$55,699|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$29,008|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||15.26%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Construction (13.83%)
Public Service (7.82%)
Information Technology (3.76%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.76%)
|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 (8.53%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (73.29%)
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