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Longs, SC
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Longs profile

Living in Longs

Longs is a medium-sized town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 17,488 people and three associated neighborhoods, Longs is the 32nd largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Longs, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Longs, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Longs’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Longs does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $60,171.00.

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

A relatively large number of people in Longs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 21.61% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

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, Longs has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Longs a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Longs is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Longs who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.11% of the adults in Longs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Longs in 2018 was $34,944, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,776 for a family of four. However, Longs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Longs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.