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.
When you are in Wellford, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.98% of Wellford’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Wellford is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellford who work in office and administrative support (9.81%), sales jobs (9.81%), and food service (8.00%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Wellford is worth considering.
Being a small city, Wellford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Wellford with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.75% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wellford in 2018 was $18,421, 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 $73,684 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 German, Irish, Polish, Scottish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Wellford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.