Mauldin is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 24,724 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mauldin is the 19th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mauldin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mauldin is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mauldin who work in office and administrative support (11.65%), business and financial occupations (10.22%), and sales jobs (9.68%).
Also of interest is that Mauldin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Mauldin telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.53% 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 overall education level of Mauldin citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.37% of adults in Mauldin have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Mauldin in 2018 was $32,296, 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 $129,184 for a family of four. However, Mauldin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mauldin is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mauldin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mauldin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mauldin include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Mauldin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.