This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Rock Hill has a very low population density. Rock Hill is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Based on its overall value of 3/10 and its quality of life rating of 4/10, Rock Hill, SC may not be the best fit for some homeowners. Be sure to visit Rock Hill before moving to make sure it’s the right fit for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Rock Hill has a population density of 2,126, with 65,980 current residents.
Out of the 65,980 current residents, 46% are male and 53% are female. 51% of the residents are married and 48% are single.
- 58% Sun
- 47% Rain
- 3% Snow
61°F average temperature
- 21 years Median home age
- $118,210 Median home price
- 1.35% Home appreciation rate
- 4.77% Annual property tax
As for living in Rock Hill, the air quality is 57% and the weather, on average, is 58% sunny, 47% rainy, and 3% snowy. The average temperature is 61°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Rock Hill, you should know that 49.9% of homes are owned while 42.9% of homes are rented, and 7.2% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $118,210, the median age of homes is 21 years, the annual home appreciation is 1.35% and the annual property tax is 4.77%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)9
When looking at the community of Rock Hill, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Rock Hill’s crime rate is 9 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Rock Hill is 33 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 40.47% Democratic, 58.17% Republican, and 1.36% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:13
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
76%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
9%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Rock Hill, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 23.30% of residents are unemployed in Rock Hill (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Rock Hill residents: 11.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 19.53% are in the arts and sciences field, 15% are in the customer service field, 27.4% are in the sales field, 0.24% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 18.4% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 76.13%, 6.56% of residents have an associate’s degree, 16.06% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.04% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Rock Hill, you should be aware that the average commute time is 25 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Rock Hill have a few different options. 79% of commuters use their own cars, 15% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.