Batesburg-Leesville is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 5,415 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Batesburg-Leesville is the 73rd largest community in South Carolina.
When you are in Batesburg-Leesville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.71% of Batesburg-Leesville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Batesburg-Leesville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Batesburg-Leesville who work in maintenance occupations (9.26%), sales jobs (9.07%), and office and administrative support (6.95%).
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!) Batesburg-Leesville 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. Batesburg-Leesville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Batesburg-Leesville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Batesburg-Leesville may be for you.
Being a small town, Batesburg-Leesville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Batesburg-Leesville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.02% of adults in Batesburg-Leesville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Batesburg-Leesville in 2018 was $21,065, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,260 for a family of four. However, Batesburg-Leesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Batesburg-Leesville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Batesburg-Leesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Batesburg-Leesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Batesburg-Leesville include German, English, Irish, European, and African.
The most common language spoken in Batesburg-Leesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.