Prosperity is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,200 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Prosperity is the 177th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Prosperity is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Prosperity is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Prosperity who work in management occupations (12.42%), sales jobs (11.29%), and office and administrative support (9.71%).
Prosperity 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 Prosperity citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.97% of adults 25 and older in Prosperity have a college degree.
The per capita income in Prosperity in 2010 was $22,065, 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 $88,260 for a family of four. However, Prosperity contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Prosperity is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Prosperity home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Prosperity residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Prosperity include Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Prosperity is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.