Summerville, SC
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Summerville is a medium-sized town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 50,388 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Summerville is the seventh largest community in South Carolina.

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

Unlike some towns, Summerville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Summerville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Summerville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Summerville who work in office and administrative support (13.14%), sales jobs (12.75%), and management occupations (11.09%).

Also of interest is that Summerville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In Summerville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.18 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Summerville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.59% of adults in Summerville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Summerville in 2010 was $28,250, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,000 for a family of four. However, Summerville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Summerville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Summerville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Summerville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Summerville include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Summerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.