Timmonsville is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,388 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Timmonsville is the 133rd largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Timmonsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Timmonsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Timmonsville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Timmonsville who work in personal care services (14.21%), office and administrative support (9.90%), and management occupations (7.74%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Timmonsville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Timmonsville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Timmonsville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Timmonsville may be for you.
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.
In Timmonsville, just 8.33% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Timmonsville in 2010 was $15,153, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,612 for a family of four. Timmonsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.03% 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 English, Scots-Irish, German, Italian, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Timmonsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.