Conway, SC


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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.

Conway is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).

Conway is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Conway enrolled in college, Conway has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

The citizens of Conway are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.64% of adults in Conway having a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.