Great Falls, SC Population

Population: 2,194. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,095 (-4.5% change)
Males: 1,034 (47.1%), Females: 1,160 (52.9%)

Chester County

Zip code: 29055

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $24,758
Median house value: $32,300

Races in Great Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.9%)
  • Black (27.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (28.5%), English (5.8%), Irish (4.0%), German (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%), Dutch (2.2%).

Elevation: 467 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Great Falls

  • High school or higher: 62.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Great Falls town

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -197 (-8.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Great Falls:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Great Falls:

  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 44 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 46 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 47 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Great Falls:

  • LANCASTER COUNTY-MC WHIRTER FIELD (about 11 miles; LANCASTER, SC; Abbreviation: LKR)
  • KIRK AIR BASE (about 18 miles; LANCASTER, SC; Abbreviation: T73)
  • JAARS-TOWNSEND (about 23 miles; WAXHAW, NC; Abbreviation: N52)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Great Falls:

  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 38 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 41 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 52 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)

Schools

Public high school in Great Falls:

  • GREAT FALLS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 411 SUNSET AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Great Falls:

  • GREAT FALLS ELEMENTARY (Students: 465; Location: 301 DEARBORNE STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • GREAT FALLS MIDDLE (Students: 346; Location: 409 SUNSET AVENUE; Grades: 05 – 08)

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