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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hopkins is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hopkins is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopkins who work in office and administrative support (21.92%), food service (9.26%), and farm management occupations (8.74%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hopkins has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hopkins a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Hopkins is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hopkins, the average commute to work is 31.19 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The rate of college-level education in Hopkins is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.03% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hopkins in 2010 was $19,586, 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 $78,344 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 German, Irish, Austrian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hopkins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.