Blythewood, SC

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Living in Blythewood

Blythewood is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,778 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Blythewood is the 146th largest community in South Carolina. Blythewood 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 Blythewood, where the median household income is $90,444.00.

Blythewood real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Blythewood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Blythewood is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.37% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Blythewood is a town of managers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blythewood who work in management occupations (15.04%), office and administrative support (13.22%), and food service (10.87%).

Because of many things, Blythewood is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Blythewood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Blythewood perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Being a small town, Blythewood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Blythewood. 52.41% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Blythewood in 2010 was $38,077, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,308 for a family of four. However, Blythewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Blythewood is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Blythewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blythewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Blythewood include German, Irish, English, Italian, and African.

The most common language spoken in Blythewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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