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. 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 $89,028.00.
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 87.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Blythewood is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blythewood who work in management occupations (16.73%), office and administrative support (12.48%), and teaching (11.48%).
A relatively large number of people in Blythewood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.62% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Being a small town, Blythewood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Blythewood ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Blythewood, 48.71% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Blythewood in 2010 was $40,352, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,408 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 Spanish and Korean.