Longs, SC

Longs profile

Living in Longs

Longs is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 13,948 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Longs is the 41st largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Longs, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Longs, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Longs’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Longs does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $47,225.00.

Unlike some towns, Longs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Longs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Longs is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Longs who work in sales jobs (16.51%), food service (12.47%), and office and administrative support (11.56%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Longs is worth considering.

Being a small town, Longs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Longs rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.38% of adults 25 and older in Longs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Longs in 2018 was $24,945, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,780 for a family of four. However, Longs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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