Moore, SC

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Living in Moore

Moore is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 16,083 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Moore is the 28th largest community in South Carolina.

Moore real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Moore 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, Moore is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moore is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moore who work in office and administrative support (11.73%), sales jobs (11.56%), and management occupations (9.76%).

Also of interest is that Moore has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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

Moore 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 education level of Moore citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.47% of adults in Moore have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Moore in 2018 was $32,845, 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 $131,380 for a family of four. However, Moore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Moore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.