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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. Much of the housing stock in Bluffton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Bluffton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Bluffton, where the median household income is $57,461.
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, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bluffton who work in sales jobs (14.43%), management occupations (14.08%) and office and administrative support (11.41%).
Bluffton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Bluffton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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.
Being a small town, Bluffton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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: 29.83% of adults in Bluffton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bluffton in 2010 was $27,247, 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 $108,988 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 Irish, German, English, Italian, Scottish and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bluffton's cultural character, accounting for 18.37% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bluffton is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,417|
|BLUFFTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||76.12%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||23.88%|
|TYPE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||76.74%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.73%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.18%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.76%|
|SIZE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.53%|
|AGE OF BLUFFTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||76.17%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||16.12%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||5.57%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.15%|
|BLUFFTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$182,401|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$938|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $41,000||1.70%|
|$41,001 - $82,000||0.80%|
|$82,001 - $163,000||35.37%|
|$163,001 - $245,000||27.04%|
|$245,001 - $326,000||10.02%|
|$326,001 - $408,000||3.39%|
|$408,001 - $611,000||11.69%|
|$611,001 - $815,000||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||88.39%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$57,461|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$27,247|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||15.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Construction (13.05%)
Public Service (6.09%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (2.95%)
Information Technology (2.36%)
|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||Irish (7.35%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (74.18%)
Other Asian languages (1.05%)
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