Fort Mill is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 13,662 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Fort Mill is the 39th largest community in South Carolina.
Fort Mill real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Fort Mill house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Fort Mill is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fort Mill is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Mill who work in office and administrative support (20.36%), management occupations (14.41%), and sales jobs (11.31%).
Also of interest is that Fort Mill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Fort Mill telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.47% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The citizens of Fort Mill are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.05% of adults in Fort Mill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Mill in 2010 was $31,536, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,144 for a family of four. However, Fort Mill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fort Mill is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort Mill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Mill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fort Mill include Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Fort Mill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.