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 72,937 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Rock Hill is the fifth largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rock Hill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rock Hill is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rock Hill who work in office and administrative support (15.76%), sales jobs (13.11%), and management occupations (7.58%).

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.

In addition, Rock Hill is a college town. There are a lot of students in Rock Hill attending college, and as a result Rock Hill provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

A lot of people in Rock Hill take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Rock Hill, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.

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: 26.86% 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 $23,206, 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 $92,824 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 Langs. of India.