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Little River, SC
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Little River profile

Living in Little River

Little River is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 11,711 people and four associated neighborhoods, Little River is the 42nd largest community in South Carolina.

Little River real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Little River house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Little River has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.38% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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!) 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, 23.45% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Little River in 2018 was $40,263, 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 $161,052 for a family of four. However, Little River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Little River is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 European, German, English, Irish, and Italian.

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