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.

Rock Hill is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).

Rock Hill is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Rock Hill enrolled in college, Rock Hill has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

The percentage of people in Rock Hill who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.09% of adults in Rock Hill 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.