Timmonsville is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,366 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Timmonsville is the 133rd largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Timmonsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Timmonsville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Timmonsville who work in sales jobs (11.46%), office and administrative support (8.97%), and healthcare suport services (8.40%).
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Timmonsville has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.
The citizens of Timmonsville have a very low rate of college education: just 6.23% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Timmonsville in 2018 was $17,117, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,468 for a family of four. Timmonsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.41% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Timmonsville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Timmonsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Timmonsville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Timmonsville include Scots-Irish, German, Scottish, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Timmonsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.