Summerton is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 965 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Summerton is the 181st largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Summerton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Summerton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Summerton who work in sales jobs (19.83%), office and administrative support (14.45%), and food service (6.52%).
Summerton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Summerton, just 12.93% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Summerton in 2010 was $22,692, 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 $90,768 for a family of four. However, Summerton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Summerton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Summerton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Summerton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Summerton include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Summerton is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.