Hartsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 7,542 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Hartsville is the 57th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hartsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hartsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hartsville who work in management occupations (15.04%), teaching (11.94%), and sales jobs (10.77%).
In addition, Hartsville is a college town. There are a lot of students in Hartsville attending college, and as a result Hartsville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Being a small city, Hartsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Hartsville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.46% of adults in Hartsville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hartsville in 2018 was $21,410, 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 $85,640 for a family of four. However, Hartsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Hartsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.60% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Hartsville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hartsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hartsville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Hartsville include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hartsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.