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Blythewood, SC
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Blythewood profile

Living in Blythewood

Blythewood is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 5,839 people and five associated neighborhoods, Blythewood is the 80th largest community in South Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Blythewood was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Blythewood economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Blythewood, where the median household income is $100,595.00.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.80% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Blythewood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Blythewood a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Blythewood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Blythewood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small town, Blythewood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Blythewood is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.73% of adults in Blythewood have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Blythewood in 2018 was $49,758, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $199,032 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 Irish, German, English, Italian, and Senegalese.

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

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