Timmonsville is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,378 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 production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Timmonsville who work in office and administrative support (15.29%), personal care services (13.36%), and maintenance occupations (8.15%).
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.
The rate of college-level education in Timmonsville is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.36% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Timmonsville in 2010 was $14,725, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,900 for a family of four. Timmonsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.49% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Timmonsville is a very 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 Irish, African, German, and Haitian.
The most common language spoken in Timmonsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.