Travelers Rest is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,994 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Travelers Rest is the 83rd largest community in South Carolina.
Travelers Rest real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Travelers Rest house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Travelers Rest is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Travelers Rest is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Travelers Rest who work in sales jobs (13.80%), office and administrative support (13.55%), and management occupations (6.59%).
Also of interest is that Travelers Rest has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Travelers Rest does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Travelers Rest is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.22% of adults 25 and older in Travelers Rest have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Travelers Rest in 2010 was $22,800, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,200 for a family of four. However, Travelers Rest contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Travelers Rest is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Travelers Rest home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Travelers Rest residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Travelers Rest include German, Scots-Irish, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Travelers Rest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.