Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Bluffton,
the Palmetto Bluff neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Palmetto Bluff neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 94.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Palmetto Bluff neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Palmetto Bluff is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Palmetto Bluff neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 72.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Furthermore, real estate in the Palmetto Bluff neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Palmetto Bluff neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (41.5%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 97.8% of commuters who live in the
Palmetto Bluff neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Palmetto Bluff neighborhood has more
South American and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 9.3% have Native American ancestry.
Palmetto Bluff is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.