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  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Hartsville is a town in South Carolina with a population of 7,816. Hartsville is in Darlington County. Living in Hartsville offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Hartsville there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Hartsville and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Hartsville are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$106,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$621
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    1,659
    283
  • Murder
    26
    6
  • Rape
    76
    41
  • Robbery
    166
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,480
    500
  • Theft
    8,600
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    345
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,213
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%
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I love Hartsville, SC! The local college brings people from all over to experience the little town. There is nothing better than a community having a home town feel when you enter the town. Any and everyone can fit right in and feel like they are apart of each others lives.
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Quiet, comfortable. Love the town and the friendly people. New fun amazing water park built, some good places to shop. Lots of outdoor things to do, parks for the kids to run around. School system isnt the greatest but the teachers care very much about their students. Great place to raise a family.
The town is typically a Southern Style with a simple grace and slow pace. The downtown business district has grown. The sights are pleasant and has some historic interest. A private university resides in the small town, Coker College. Its a great school. Located right by the college is the Governors School of Mathematics and Science. The industry to work in the area is the following: Sonoco, Duke Power, Tally Metals and many small businesses run by owners which reside in the town. Shopping is at a minimal but with Florence, and Charlotte only a small drive away makes for a nice day trip. It is a great town to live and is and forever growing. I like my little town.