Conway, SC


Conway profile

Living in Conway

Conway is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 22,761 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Conway is the 25th largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some cities, Conway isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Conway are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Conway is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Conway who work in sales jobs (18.79%), office and administrative support (11.90%), and food service (8.13%).

In addition, Conway is a college town. There are a lot of students in Conway attending college, and as a result Conway provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

A lot of people in Conway take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Conway, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.

The population of Conway overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Conway, 23.64% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Conway in 2010 was $19,211, 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 $76,844 for a family of four. However, Conway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Conway is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Conway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Conway include English, German, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Conway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.