Darlington, SC

Darlington profile

Living in Darlington

Darlington is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 5,940 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Darlington is the 68th largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Darlington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Darlington is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Darlington who work in sales jobs (10.43%), office and administrative support (8.92%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.54%).

Also of interest is that Darlington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The citizens of Darlington are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.25% of adults in Darlington having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Darlington in 2018 was $22,628, 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 $90,512 for a family of four. However, Darlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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