Manning is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,037 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Manning is the 89th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Manning is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manning is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manning who work in healthcare (16.61%), sales jobs (10.61%), and management occupations (9.46%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Manning rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.14% of adults 25 and older in Manning have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Manning in 2010 was $15,460, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,840 for a family of four. Manning also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.21% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Manning is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manning home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manning residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Manning include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scandinavian.
The most common language spoken in Manning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.