Lyman, SC
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Living in Lyman

Lyman is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 6,321 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lyman is the 69th largest community in South Carolina. Lyman has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Lyman, where the median household income is $78,906.00.

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.53% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Lyman is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lyman a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lyman has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lyman’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Being a small town, Lyman does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The overall education level of Lyman is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.18% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lyman in 2018 was $27,382, 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 $109,528 for a family of four. However, Lyman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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