Darlington, SC


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Darlington is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 6,155 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Darlington is the 68th largest community in South Carolina.

Darlington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Darlington is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Darlington who work in office and administrative support (13.37%), sales jobs (12.26%), and management occupations (9.16%).

Being a small city, Darlington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Darlington are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.34% of adults in Darlington having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Darlington in 2010 was $18,175, 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 $72,700 for a family of four. However, Darlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Darlington also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.41% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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

The most common language spoken in Darlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Miao/Hmong.