Wellford, SC


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Wellford is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,526 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wellford is the 128th largest community in South Carolina.

Wellford is a blue-collar town, with 37.78% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Wellford is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellford who work in office and administrative support (12.38%), sales jobs (11.21%), and food service (10.03%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wellford has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wellford a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Wellford is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Wellford have a very low rate of college education: just 7.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Wellford in 2010 was $16,853, 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 $67,412 for a family of four.

Wellford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wellford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wellford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wellford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.28% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wellford include German, Scottish, Irish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Wellford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.

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