Conway, SC

Conway profile

Living in Conway

Conway is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 25,956 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Conway is the 25th largest community in South Carolina.

Conway real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Conway house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Conway is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Conway is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Conway who work in sales jobs (16.11%), food service (9.96%), and office and administrative support (8.57%).

In addition, Conway is a college town. There are a lot of students in Conway attending college, and as a result Conway provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

The education level of Conway citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.55% of adults in Conway have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Conway in 2018 was $21,059, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,236 for a family of four. However, Conway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Conway is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Conway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Conway include Irish, English, German, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Conway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.