Rock Hill, SC Population

Population: 49,765. Estimated population in July 2020: 59,554 (+19.7% change)
Males: 22,790 (45.8%), Females: 26,975 (54.2%)

Zip codes: 29730, 29732.

Median resident age: 31.0 years
Median household income: $37,336
Median house value: $92,800

Races in Rock Hill:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.6%)
  • Black (37.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (8.6%), English (7.4%), Irish (7.1%), German (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.8%), Italian (2.5%).

Land area: 31.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rock Hill

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rock Hill city

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

3.2% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,631 (+15.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Rock Hill:

  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITAITON HOSPITAL (1795 FRANK GASTON BOULEVARD)
  • PIEDMONT MEDICAL CENTER (222 S HERLONG AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rock Hill:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rock Hill:

  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 20 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 60 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 70 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rock Hill:

  • ROCK HILL/YORK CO/BRYANT FIELD (about 4 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Abbreviation: UZA)
  • CHESTER MUNI (about 16 miles; CHESTER, SC; Abbreviation: 9A6)
  • GASTONIA MUNI (about 20 miles; GASTONIA, NC; Abbreviation: AKH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Rock Hill:

  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,976; Location: 119 TILLMAN HALL; Public; Website: www.winthrop.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,221; Location: 452 S ANDERSON RD; Public; Website: www.yorktech.com)
  • CLINTON JUNIOR COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 32; Location: 1029 CRAWFORD RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • PLAZA SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 17; Location: 946 OAKLAND AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • STYLE TRENDS BARBERING AND HAIR STYLE ACADEMY (Location: 239 HAMPTON; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Rock Hill:

  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 30 miles; DALLAS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,473)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 33 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; HICKORY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 63 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 63 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)

Schools

Public high schools in Rock Hill:

  • NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,427; Location: 2503 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ROCK HILL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,335; Location: 320 SOUTH SPRINGDALE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 2399 W. MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Rock Hill:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 505 UNIVERSITY DRIVE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • SHEKINAH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 32; Location: 641 ANNAFREL ST; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Rock Hill:

  • SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,103; Location: 1825 EDEN TERRACE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RAWLINSON ROAD MIDDLE (Students: 1,016; Location: 2631 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CASTLE HEIGHTS MIDDLE (Students: 933; Location: 1234 FLINT ST. EXT.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SALUDA TRAIL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 927; Location: 2300 SALUDA ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROSEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 566; Location: ROSEWOOD DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • OAKDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 564; Location: 1129 OAKDALE ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BELLEVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 545; Location: 501 BELLEVIEW ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MT GALLANT ELEMENTARY (Students: 535; Location: 4664 MT GALLANT RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LESSLIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 535; Location: 250 NEELY STORE ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RICHMOND DR ELEMENTARY (Students: 531; Location: 1162 RICHMOND DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Rock Hill:

  • SAINT ANNE SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 1698 BIRD ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CATAWBA BAPT CHILD DEV CENTER (Students: 109; Location: 2659 CATAWBA CHURCH RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ROCK HILL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 102; Location: 1089 EDWARDS ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ANNE BARRON CHILD DEV CENTER (Students: 89; Location: 421 OAKLAND AV; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Rock Hill:

  • YORK COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,904,154; Location: 138 EAST BLACK STREET; 248,381 books; 5,955 audio materials; 3,458 video materials; 659 serial subscriptions)

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