Most Expensive Bluffton Neighborhoods
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 15,199 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Bluffton is the 33rd largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Bluffton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Bluffton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Bluffton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Bluffton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $64,217.
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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bluffton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bluffton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bluffton who work in sales jobs (16.21%), management occupations (11.17%) and maintenance occupations (9.78%).
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.
One of the nice things about Bluffton is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The overall education level of Bluffton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.44% of adults in Bluffton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bluffton in 2010 was $25,726, 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 $102,904 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 18.71% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bluffton include German, Irish, Italian, English, Scottish and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bluffton's cultural character, accounting for 17.40% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bluffton is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,436|
|BLUFFTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||73.85%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||26.15%|
|TYPE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||79.13%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||12.85%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.48%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.07%|
|SIZE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.67%|
|AGE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||86.05%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||10.05%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||3.49%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.41%|
|BLUFFTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$211,072|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,530|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $49,000||5.65%|
|$49,001 - $97,000||4.24%|
|$97,001 - $195,000||39.23%|
|$195,001 - $292,000||22.38%|
|$292,001 - $390,000||9.31%|
|$390,001 - $487,000||5.86%|
|$487,001 - $731,000||9.59%|
|$731,001 - $975,000||0.61%|
|PEOPLE OF BLUFFTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.58%|
|5 TO 17||22.10%|
|18 TO 24||7.90%|
|25 TO 34||15.66%|
|35 TO 54||28.39%|
|55 TO 64||8.66%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.71%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.50%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$64,217|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,726|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||15.58%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (13.02%)
Public Service (4.90%)
Real estate (4.57%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||17.36%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.14%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||6.99%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.22%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||18.71%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (12.30%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (77.80%)
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