Wellford is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,718 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wellford is the 128th largest community in South Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Wellford is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.07% of the Wellford workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Wellford is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellford who work in office and administrative support (8.58%), maintenance occupations (8.41%), and sales jobs (6.67%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Wellford has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Wellford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wellford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wellford may be for you.
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.
In Wellford, just 10.03% 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 Wellford in 2018 was $19,606, 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 $78,424 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. Important ancestries of people in Wellford include Irish, German, Scottish, French, and African.
The most common language spoken in Wellford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.