The town of Summerville, South Carolina is home to approximately 47,000 people. The city's population, at an average age of just under 37, is younger than most cities in South Carolina. The majority of residents own their homes in Summerville, and 32% of residents rent. The average rent for Summerville is $132 per month more than the state average.
Compared to the national average (5%), Summerville has a high percentage of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (8%). In addition, 12% have a Bachelor's degree and 6% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Summerville residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 19% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 9% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. Summerville workers earn an average annual income of around $72K, more than the South Carolina average. However, the city's average income is nearly on par with the national average of $73,345.
Summerville residents have an average commute of about 32 minutes, slower than the South Carolina average of about 24 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 43% of workers, while public transportation is not widely used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.