Ware Shoals is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,175 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ware Shoals is the 139th largest community in South Carolina.
When you are in Ware Shoals, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.92% of Ware Shoals’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ware Shoals is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ware Shoals who work in office and administrative support (11.67%), personal care services (10.34%), and management occupations (8.36%).
Ware Shoals is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Ware Shoals rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.65% of adults 25 and older in Ware Shoals have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Ware Shoals in 2010 was $15,726, which is lower middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $62,904 for a family of four. Ware Shoals also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 45.46% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Ware Shoals is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ware Shoals home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ware Shoals residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ware Shoals include English, German, Polish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Ware Shoals is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.