Hemingway is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 432 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hemingway is the 228th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hemingway is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hemingway is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hemingway who work in office and administrative support (21.51%), sales jobs (18.60%), and teaching (8.14%).
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!) Hemingway 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. Hemingway has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hemingway than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hemingway may be for you.
One downside of living in Hemingway is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hemingway, the average commute to work is 32.91 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Hemingway doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Hemingway overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Hemingway, 22.81% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hemingway in 2010 was $22,670, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,680 for a family of four. However, Hemingway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hemingway is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hemingway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hemingway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hemingway include Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hemingway is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.