Blythewood is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,782 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 $86,923.00.
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 86.57% 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 (16.15%), office and administrative support (14.72%), and teaching (9.58%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.70% 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.
Blythewood is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Blythewood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Blythewood is worth considering.
Being a small town, Blythewood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Blythewood is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.06% 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 $40,841, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $163,364 for a family of four.
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, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Blythewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.