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Summerville, SC
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Summerville profile

Living in Summerville

Summerville is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 51,617 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Summerville is the seventh largest community in South Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Summerville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Summerville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Summerville, where the median household income is $64,507.00.

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

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

In Summerville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.12 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Summerville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.06% of adults in Summerville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Summerville in 2018 was $34,606, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,424 for a family of four. However, Summerville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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