Everything You Need to Know About the City of Rock Hill South Carolina

In 2017, Rock Hill, South Carolina had a population of 70.8k people with a median age of 33.5 and a median household income of $44,296 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rock Hill, SC grew from 70,251 to 70,764, a 0.73 percent increase and its median household income grew from $41,291 dollars to $44,296 dollars, a 7.28 percent increase.

The population of Rock Hill, SC is 50.7 percent White Alone, 38.9 percent Black or African American Alone, and 5.1 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Rock Hill, SC speak a non-English language, and 97.5 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rock Hill, SC are Winthrop University (1,371 degrees awarded in 2017), York Technical College (854 degrees), and Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Rock Hill (50 degrees).

The median property value in Rock Hill, SC is $140,500 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 51.8 percent. Most people in Rock Hill, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Rock Hill, SC is 2 cars per household.

 

Education in Rock Hill

In 2017, universities in Rock Hill, SC awarded 2,304 degrees. The student population of Rock Hill, SC is skewed towards women, with 3,788 male students and 7,082 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rock Hill, SC are White (1,431 and 63.4 percent), followed by Black or African American (555 and 24.6 percent), Two or More Races (125 and 5.54 percent), and Hispanic or Latino (103 and 4.56 percent).

The largest universities in Rock Hill, SC by the number of degrees awarded are Winthrop University (1,371 and 59.5 percent), York Technical College (854 and 37.1 percent), and Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Rock Hill (50 and 2.17 percent).

The most popular majors in Rock Hill, SC are General Business Administration & Management (282 and 12.2 percent), Liberal Arts & Sciences (166 and 7.2 percent), and Social Work (103 and 4.47 percent).

The median tuition costs in Rock Hill, SC is $5,349 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $14,870 dollars and $28,786 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

 

Economy in Rock Hill

The economy of Rock Hill, SC employs 35k people and Rock Hill has an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent. Rock Hill has seen the job market increase by 1.6 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.7 percent, which is higher than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Rock Hill, SC are Manufacturing (5,245 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,675 people), and Retail Trade (4,906 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,098 dollars), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,714 dollars), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($43,527 dollars).

Households in Rock Hill, SC have a median annual income of $44,296 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,291 dollars in 2016, which represents a 7.28 percent annual growth.

 

Tax Rates for Rock Hill

– The Sales Tax Rate for Rock Hill is 7.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Rock Hill is 7.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.

 

Income and Salaries for Rock Hill

– The average earnings of a Rock Hill resident is $22,460 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Rock Hill resident is $40,718 dollars a year.