Great Falls is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,932 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Great Falls is the 152nd largest community in South Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Great Falls is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.18% of the Great Falls workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Great Falls is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Great Falls who work in office and administrative support (20.24%), sales jobs (15.76%), and food service (5.65%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Great Falls is worth considering.
One downside of living in Great Falls, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.90 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Great Falls doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Great Falls with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.09% of adults in Great Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Great Falls in 2010 was $14,558, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,232 for a family of four.
Great Falls is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Great Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Great Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Great Falls include Irish, African, German, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Great Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.