Lockhart is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 473 people and just one neighborhood, Lockhart is the 226th largest community in South Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Lockhart was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lockhart is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.29% of the Lockhart workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lockhart is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lockhart who work in personal care services (16.38%), sales jobs (14.12%) and healthcare (11.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Lockhart is worth considering.
One downside of living in Lockhart is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lockhart, the average commute to work is 30.74 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Lockhart is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.