Fort Mill, SC Population

Population: 7,587. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,257 (+8.8% change)
Males: 3,523 (46.4%), Females: 4,064 (53.6%)

York County

Zip codes: 29708, 29715.

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $44,627
Median house value: $126,100

Races in Fort Mill:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.1%)
  • Black (16.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (12.5%), English (12.4%), German (11.9%), Irish (10.9%), Scotch-Irish (7.9%), Scottish (3.6%).

Elevation: 668 feet

Land area: 4.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Mill

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Mill town

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +2,304 (+43.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Mill:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Mill:

  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 14 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 59 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 75 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Mill:

  • ROCK HILL/YORK CO/BRYANT FIELD (about 8 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Abbreviation: UZA)
  • JAARS-TOWNSEND (about 19 miles; WAXHAW, NC; Abbreviation: N52)
  • GASTONIA MUNI (about 19 miles; GASTONIA, NC; Abbreviation: AKH)
Amtrak station near Fort Mill:

  • 19 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Mill:

  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 26 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 28 miles; DALLAS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,473)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; HICKORY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)

Schools

Public high schools in Fort Mill:

  • FORT MILL HIGH (Students: 1,913; Location: 225 MUNN RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 8361 CHARLOTTE HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fort Mill:

  • INDIAN LAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 988; Location: 4137 DOBYS BRIDGE RD.; Grades: KG – 08)
  • GOLD HILL MIDDLE (Students: 882; Location: 1025 DAVE GIBSON BLVD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FORT MILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 684; Location: 200 HWY. 160 BY PASS; Grades: 06 – 09)
  • ORCHARD PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 645; Location: 474 THIRD BAXTER STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FORT MILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 618; Location: 147 MUNN RD.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GOLD HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 1000 DAVID GIBSON BLVD.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RIVERVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 516; Location: 143 MUNN RD; Grades: PK – 10)
  • SPRINGFIELD ELEMENTARY (Students: 513; Location: 2145 HIGHWAY 21 BUSINESS; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Fort Mill:

  • J. HOWARD KNOX CHILD DEVELOPME (Students: 6; Location: P O BOX 280; Grades: KG – KG)

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