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 4,150 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 $104,049.00.

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 89.17% 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 (16.35%), business and financial occupations (12.52%), and office and administrative support (12.03%).

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.

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

If knowledge is power, Blythewood is a pretty powerful place. 51.15% of the adults in Blythewood have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Blythewood in 2018 was $44,206, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,824 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, Senegalese, and Italian.

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

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