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HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT

Located within Beaufort’s National Historic Landmark District which is recognized for its rich and varied history.

Located within Beaufort’s National Historic Landmark District which is recognized for its rich and varied history. The area is defined by both its stately mansions and modest cottages.
 
Beaufort, the second oldest city in the Sea Islands is known as the “Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands”. The property is located in the heart of “The Point” a distinguished historic neighborhood in the heart of downtown Beaufort.
 
A Short walk to fine restaurants, shopping, the USCB Center for The Arts, and The City Marina, this enclave also offers convenient access to an outstanding waterfront park, beaches, and numerous top-rated golf courses. The international airports of Savannah and Charleston are within an hour drive.
 
Beaufort is located on Port Royal Island, one of the largest Sea Islands along the southeast Atlantic coast of the United States It is one of only a handful of U.S. towns that has had its entire downtown designated an historic district by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Filled with mansions built by the wealthy plantation owners before the Civil War, Beaufort was one of the only Southern towns chosen to be occupied by Union troops, rather than destroyed. More than 50 historic structures have been identified in Beaufort, including many lovely private homes that have been beautifully restored and are now available to view. Special spring and fall events offer locals and visitors the opportunity to tour several private homes and gardens. Art galleries, antique shops, and modern boutiques dot the entire downtown and uptown walking districts, along with fine dining restaurants and quick eateries. The moderate climate allows for enjoyable outdoor meals and/or park enjoyment almost year-round.
 
Whichever tour method you choose, the perfect starting point is The Point. The Point encompasses the eastern portion of downtown Beaufort, and includes several blocks of pre and post-Civil War mansions, all privately owned and lovingly restored. Tucked into narrow interlocking streets and adorned by natural foliage and centuries-old, moss-draped live oak trees, this area is one of the focal points of the city's historic district, and is best viewed either walking, by horse-drawn carriage, or bus. Additional fine homes from the Civil War era can be found in the western portion of town, many with unrivaled water views. 

Overview for HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT, SC

16,270 people live in HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $35,952. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,270

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$35,952

Average individual Income

Around HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT, SC

There's plenty to do around HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

7
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
28
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Olive The Above, Tout Sweet Macarons, and Port Royal Farmers' Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.53 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.98 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.77 miles 11 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 3.38 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT, SC

HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT has 5,794 households, with an average household size of 2.44. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,270 people call HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT home. The population density is 896.93 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,270

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35

Median Age

52.1 / 47.9%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,794

Total Households

2.44

Average Household Size

$35,952

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby HISTORIC DISTRICT / DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Mossy Oaks Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Holy Trinity Classical Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 10th
No rating available
Beaufort Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Bridges Preparatory School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
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