Hollywood is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 5,180 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hollywood is the 80th largest community in South Carolina.
Hollywood real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Hollywood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Hollywood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hollywood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hollywood is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hollywood who work in office and administrative support (10.07%), sales jobs (9.16%), and healthcare (8.84%).
A relatively large number of people in Hollywood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.38% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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!) Hollywood 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. Hollywood has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hollywood than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hollywood may be for you.
One downside of living in Hollywood, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.84 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Hollywood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Hollywood citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.32% of adults in Hollywood have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hollywood in 2010 was $39,447, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,788 for a family of four. However, Hollywood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hollywood is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hollywood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hollywood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hollywood include English, Irish, German, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Hollywood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.