Fort Mill, SC

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Living in Fort Mill

Fort Mill is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 22,284 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Fort Mill is the 39th largest community in South Carolina. Fort Mill has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Fort Mill, where the median household income is $91,061.00.

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

Fort Mill is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fort Mill is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Mill who work in office and administrative support (16.28%), management occupations (13.87%), and sales jobs (12.11%).

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

Of important note, Fort Mill is also a town of artists. Fort Mill has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fort Mill’s character.

Fort Mill is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fort Mill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Fort Mill are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.37% of adults in Fort Mill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fort Mill in 2018 was $37,498, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,992 for a family of four. However, Fort Mill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Fort Mill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.