Rock Hill Fairfield County, South Carolina

Rock Hill: City in South Carolina

About

Rock Hill is a city located in the county of Fairfield in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 66,154. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 76,318 inhabitants.

The city was created 170 years ago in 1851.

Rock Hill Quick Facts

Population : 76,318 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Fairfield County
Postal code : 29730–29734
Phone Area Codes : 803
Water as percent of area : 0.45%
Land as percent of area : 99.55%
Altitude : 676 feet / 206 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1852 (170 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 18:00:09 (5th October 2022)
Population growth : 13.32% (2010-2020)
Rock Hill locator map
Location of Rock Hill on South Carolina map.
Downtown Rock Hill image
Downtown Rock Hill
Downtown Rock Hill image

Geography

Rock Hill is located at 34°15'7"N 81°15'18"W (34.2518200, -81.2550900).

Rock Hill map

Demographics

The population of Rock Hill increased by 13.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 66,154 - census
2011 67,593 2.13% estimation process
2012 68,131 0.79% estimation process
2013 68,788 0.96% estimation process
2014 69,690 1.29% estimation process
2015 71,183 2.1% estimation process
2016 72,460 1.76% estimation process
2017 73,414 1.3% estimation process
2018 74,458 1.4% estimation process
2019 75,048 0.79% estimation process
2020 76,318 1.66% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 197,692
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 157,728
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 25.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 198,253
April 1, 2010 Population : 157,733
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.8%
People over 65 (%) : 20.5%
Female persons, % : 50.5%
White only, percent : 94.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.1%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 8.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 86.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 14,641
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 92,795

Rock Hill zip code is 29730. County name: York, County fips: 45091

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 92,795
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $364,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,702
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $542
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,208
Permits for construction, 2020 : 2,338
2015-2019 Households : 74,397
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 435,585
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,114,042
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 801,757
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,476,596
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,262
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $67,043
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,507
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 7,669
2019 total employment : 71,896
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 3,199,202
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 19,388
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 20,214
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,481
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,486
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,156
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 18,150
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,930
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 17,029
2010 population per square mile : 52.3
2010 land area in square miles : 3,018.19

People born in Rock Hill (56)

People born in Rock Hill, including actor Leon Rippy, DJ DJ Felli Fel, country singer David Ball, .

List

  • Thomas S. Gettys (American politician (1912-2003)) he was born in 19/06/1912
  • Ironing Board Sam (Electric blues keyboardist, singer and songwriter) he was born in 17/07/1939
  • Phillip Adams (American football cornerback) he was born in 20/07/1988
  • Johnathan Joseph (Player of American football) he was born in 16/04/1984
  • Sean Barnette (American basketball player) he was born in 25/06/1986
  • Stephon Gilmore (American football cornerback) he was born in 19/09/1990
  • Arkee Whitlock (Canadian football player) he was born in 10/05/1984
  • Cad Coles (American baseball player) he was born in 17/01/1886
  • Carl Long (American baseball player) he was born in 09/05/1935
  • Chris Hope (American football player, defensive back, safety) he was born in 29/09/1980
  • Chuck Ramsey (American football player) he was born in 24/02/1952
  • Cordarrelle Patterson (American football player, wide receiver) he was born in 17/03/1991
  • Derek Ross (American football player) he was born in 05/01/1980
  • G. Porter Taylor (American theologian) he was born in 17/09/1950
  • Gerald Dixon (American football player) he was born in 20/06/1969
  • Jeff Burris (All-American college football player, professional football player, defensive back, cornerback) he was born in 07/06/1972
  • Jim Ray (American baseball player) he was born in 01/12/1944
  • Ko Simpson (Player of American football) he was born in 09/11/1983

Schools in Rock Hill

College & universities near Rock Hill, SC

Code Name City ZIP
217925 Columbia International University Columbia (SC) 29203-1513
218195 Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nails-Columbia Columbia (SC) 29210
457174 Remington College-Columbia Campus Columbia (SC) 29210
444866 Southeastern Institute-Columbia Columbia (SC) 29210
460020 Fortis College-Columbia Columbia (SC) 29210

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rock Hill, SC

Code Name Address Type
CLB Columbia 850 Pulaski Street RAIL
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
DNK Denmark 200 West Baruch Street RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL

Post offices near Rock Hill

Post Office Name City ZIP
Jenkinsvill Post Office Jenkinsville (SC) 29065
Peak Post Office Peak (SC) 29122
White Rock Post Office White Rock (SC) 29177
Ballentin Post Office Ballentine (SC) 29002
Chapin Post Office Chapin (SC) 29036

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Fairfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fairfield County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Winnsboro 3,130 Town in South Carolina
Winnsboro Mills 1,898 Census-designated place in Fairfield County, South Carolina
Ridgeway 279 Town in Fairfield County, South Carolina, United States
Jenkinsville 42 Human settlement in South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Rock Hill distances to largest South Carolina cities