Rock Hill, SC


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Rock Hill is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 71,548 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Rock Hill is the fifth largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some cities, Rock Hill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rock Hill are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rock Hill is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rock Hill who work in office and administrative support (16.28%), sales jobs (13.43%), and management occupations (7.45%).

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Rock Hill, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Rock Hill provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

In terms of college education, Rock Hill is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.09% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rock Hill in 2010 was $22,969, 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 $91,876 for a family of four. However, Rock Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Rock Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.