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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Lockhart has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Lockhart has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lockhart than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lockhart may be for you.
One downside of living in Lockhart, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.74 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Lockhart does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.