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
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 23.96 residents per square mile, Palmetto Bluff is less crowded than 94.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Palmetto Bluff is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
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
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Palmetto Bluff
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 99.7% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Palmetto Bluff neighborhood stands out by having 97.8% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all American
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.