Walhalla is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,251 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Walhalla is the 85th largest community in South Carolina.
When you are in Walhalla, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.02% of Walhalla’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Walhalla is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walhalla who work in sales jobs (14.41%), food service (10.80%), and maintenance occupations (9.73%).
As is often the case in a small city, Walhalla doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Walhalla, just 10.83% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Walhalla in 2010 was $14,012, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,048 for a family of four. Walhalla also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.91% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Walhalla is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Walhalla home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walhalla residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Walhalla also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Walhalla include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Walhalla's cultural character, accounting for 18.35% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Walhalla is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.