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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Blythewood, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Blythewood, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Blythewood’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Blythewood does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $87,827.00.

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 86.72% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Blythewood is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blythewood who work in management occupations (17.05%), office and administrative support (13.21%), and business and financial occupations (10.62%).

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.

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. 42.64% 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 2010 was $36,153, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,612 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, English, German, Italian, and African.

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

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