Little River, SC

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Living in Little River

Little River is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 9,954 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Little River is the 48th largest community in South Carolina.

Little River is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.53% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Little River is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Little River who work in sales jobs (15.47%), office and administrative support (15.34%), and food service (11.22%).

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!) Little River 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. Little River has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Little River than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Little River may be for you.

As is often the case in a small town, Little River doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Little River 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 Little River, 24.42% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Little River in 2018 was $35,607, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,428 for a family of four. However, Little River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Little River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Little River residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Little River include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Little River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.