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%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Timmonsville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Timmonsville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.