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Rock Hill, SC
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Rock Hill profile

Living in Rock Hill

Rock Hill is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 75,349 people and 27 associated neighborhoods, Rock Hill is the fifth largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Rock Hill, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Rock Hill, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Rock Hill’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Rock Hill does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $60,807.00.

Rock Hill real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Rock Hill house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Rock Hill 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 Rock Hill telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.06% 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.

One thing that you will notice about Rock Hill is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Rock Hill a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

In terms of college education, Rock Hill is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.19% of adults in Rock Hill have a college degree.

The per capita income in Rock Hill in 2018 was $34,480, 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 $137,920 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 English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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