Travelers Rest, SC

Travelers Rest profile

Living in Travelers Rest

Travelers Rest is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 7,788 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, Travelers Rest isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Travelers Rest are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Travelers Rest is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Travelers Rest who work in office and administrative support (11.52%), sales jobs (9.95%), and business and financial occupations (8.10%).

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.

The percentage of people in Travelers Rest who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.22% of adults in Travelers Rest have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Travelers Rest in 2018 was $24,165, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,660 for a family of four. However, Travelers Rest contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Travelers Rest is a very 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 English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Travelers Rest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.