Westminster is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,484 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Westminster is the 125th largest community in South Carolina.
Westminster is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Westminster is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westminster who work in office and administrative support (12.51%), food service (8.34%), and healthcare (7.44%).
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!) Westminster 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. Westminster has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Westminster than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Westminster may be for you.
The percentage of adults in Westminster with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.76% of adults in Westminster have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Westminster in 2010 was $17,428, 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 $69,712 for a family of four.
The people who call Westminster home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westminster residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Westminster include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Westminster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.