Fort Mill

Fort Mill is home to a number of thriving businesses and corporate offices in addition to abundant green spaces and a variety of recreational venues.

Overview for Fort Mill, SC

24,069 people live in Fort Mill, where the median age is 36.4 and the average individual income is $44,187. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,069

Total Population

36.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$44,187

Average individual Income

Welcome to Fort Mill

The Town of Fort Mill (incorporated in 1873) is located along the I-77 corridor in the northernmost part of South Carolina and is one of the fastest growing communities in the state.
 
The Fort Mill schools are among the best in the state and perform well above national standards.
Fort Mill is home to a number of thriving businesses and corporate offices in addition to abundant green spaces and a variety of recreational venues. Fort Mill became a major center for textile manufacturing in 1887, when Fort Mill Manufacturing Company (later called Springs Industries) was founded. In 2006, Springs Industries merged with a Brazilian textile manufacturer to form Springs Global and moved their headquarters to Brazil. However, Springs Global still maintains a corporate presence in Fort Mill. While textiles are no longer the predominant industry in Fort Mill, the region’s economy has continued to grow and diversify. Today, the Fort Mill Township is home to major employers such as Black and Decker, Comporium, Daimler Trucks North America, Muzak, One Main Financial, URS and Wells Fargo, as well as countless locally owned businesses, shops and restaurants.
 
Fort Mill is a very active community and offers several recreational options, from kayaking to mountain biking to horse-back riding. The Town of Fort Mill has several parks, recreation facilities and green spaces. These facilities are Harris Street Park, Steele Street Park, Confederate Park, Doby Bridge Park, Calhoun Street Park, Walter Elisha Park, and the Spratt Building.
 
In 1995, the Anne Springs Close Greenway, a 2,100 acre nature preserve in Fort Mill, South Carolina, was dedicated to the public to serve as a natural buffer from urban development and a place for countless activities – from hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding, to picnics, kayaking and more.
 
Springs Farms (located in Fort Mill) supplies the area with their famous peaches and strawberries. Fort Mill is also home to the award winning South Carolina Strawberry Festival, which takes place every May. Fort Mill has a strong real estate market, where you’ll find several premier neighborhoods like Springfield and Baxter Village. Home prices in Fort Mill begin around $100,000 for smaller 1,000 square foot homes, to around $1,000,000 for a prestigious 5,000+ square footage address.
 
 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Fort Mill, SC

Fort Mill has 8,173 households, with an average household size of 2.94. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fort Mill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 24,069 people call Fort Mill home. The population density is 1,225.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,069

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.4

Median Age

48.78 / 51.22%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,173

Total Households

2.94

Average Household Size

$44,187

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Around Fort Mill, SC

There's plenty to do around Fort Mill, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

55
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
28
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Priester Pies, Harris Teeter Fuel, and Aladdin Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.24 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.7 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.67 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.8 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.44 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Weddington Fort Mill, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Fort Mill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Riverview Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Sugar Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Banks Trail Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Doby's Bridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
River Trail Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Kings Town Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Pleasant Knoll Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Pleasant Knoll Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Catawba Ridge High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
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