Hopkins is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,068 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hopkins is the 114th largest community in South Carolina.
Hopkins is a blue-collar town, with 38.45% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hopkins is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopkins who work in food service (12.41%), personal care services (10.87%), and office and administrative support (7.06%).
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, Hopkins is worth considering.
One downside of living in Hopkins, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.14 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Hopkins does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Hopkins, just 9.56% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hopkins in 2010 was $23,405, 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 $93,620 for a family of four. However, Hopkins contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hopkins is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hopkins home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hopkins residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Hopkins include Scottish, Eastern European, English, African, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hopkins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.