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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Darlington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Darlington is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Darlington who work in office and administrative support (13.51%), sales jobs (12.80%), and teaching (7.26%).

As is often the case in a small city, Darlington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Darlington is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.28% of adults 25 and older in Darlington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Darlington in 2010 was $18,743, 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 $74,972 for a family of four. However, Darlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, 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.