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Fort Mill, SC
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Fort Mill profile

Living in Fort Mill

Fort Mill is a medium-sized town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 30,940 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Fort Mill is the 20th largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Fort Mill, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Fort Mill, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Fort Mill’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Fort Mill does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $120,665.00.

Fort Mill home prices are not only among the most expensive in South Carolina, but Fort Mill real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.53% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Fort Mill is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fort Mill really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fort Mill perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Fort Mill. 54.78% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Fort Mill in 2018 was $44,187, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,748 for a family of four.

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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Fort Mill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.