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, 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%).

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.

The overall education level of Rock Hill is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 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.