Walterboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 5,278 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Walterboro is the 72nd largest community in South Carolina.
Walterboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Walterboro is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Walterboro who work in sales jobs (18.09%), food service (16.06%), and maintenance occupations (11.73%).
As is often the case in a small city, Walterboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Walterboro who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.68% of the adults in Walterboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Walterboro in 2010 was $19,839, 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 $79,356 for a family of four. However, Walterboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Walterboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Walterboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walterboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Walterboro include European, German, Scots-Irish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Walterboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.