Iva is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,278 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Iva is the 176th largest community in South Carolina.
Iva is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Iva is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Iva who work in office and administrative support (15.56%), sales jobs (12.39%), and maintenance occupations (7.78%).
Also of interest is that Iva has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, Iva is worth considering.
Being a small town, Iva does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Iva, just 7.35% 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 Iva in 2010 was $13,959, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,836 for a family of four.
Iva is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Iva home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Iva residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Iva include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Czechoslovakian.
The most common language spoken in Iva is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.