Hartsville, SC

Hartsville profile

Living in Hartsville

Hartsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 7,542 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Hartsville is the 57th largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hartsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hartsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hartsville who work in management occupations (14.13%), sales jobs (10.71%), and teaching (10.22%).

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

As is often the case in a small city, Hartsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Hartsville is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.09% of adults in Hartsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hartsville in 2018 was $23,469, 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 $93,876 for a family of four. However, Hartsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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