Great Falls, SC


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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.

When you are in Great Falls, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.22% of Great Falls’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Great Falls is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Great Falls who work in office and administrative support (16.88%), sales jobs (14.36%), and food service (9.69%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Great Falls has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Great Falls has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Great Falls than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Great Falls may be for you.

In Great Falls, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.55 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Great Falls is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Great Falls are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.87% of adults in Great Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Great Falls in 2010 was $14,986, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,944 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 English, Irish, German, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Great Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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