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 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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Little River is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (17.19%), office and administrative support (16.88%), and food service (11.31%).
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, Little River is worth considering.
Being a small town, Little River does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Little River is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.35% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Little River in 2010 was $27,990, 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 $111,960 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 German, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Little River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.