A town located in Washington, South Hill has just under 58,000 residents. Families with children can expect to feel right at home, as kids aged 5-14 make up an above-average percentage of the community, while retirees account for a smaller percentage of the city. With an average age of just under 35, the city's population is younger than most cities in Washington. The majority of residents own their homes in South Hill, and 28% of residents rent. The average rent for South Hill is $182 per month more than the state average.
South Hill has an average commute time of about 39 minutes, slower than the state average of about 29 minutes. Driving is the most common mode of getting to work, selected by 42% of commuters, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Compared to the national average (5%), South Hill has a large number of residents older than 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (9%). Further, 11% possess a Bachelor's degree and 4% have a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are three primary industries in South Hill: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 20% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. South Hill workers earn an average annual income of around $88K, around $6,000 more than the Washington average. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.