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 real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Conway house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Conway, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Conway provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Many people in Conway take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the city, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among Conway citizens for affordable 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.