A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$129,200
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$811
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%

Rock Hill Rankings

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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
    367
    273
  • Murder
    7
    6
  • Rape
    46
    41
  • Robbery
    92
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    530
    525
  • Theft
    2,770
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    99
    263

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$40,396
National
$53,889
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
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Rock Hill is a great place to live. Its location is convenient to Charlotte, North Carolina and Columbia, South Carolina. But aside from its location, the growing city with the small town feel allows residents to thrive in an encouraging, friendly environment. The city listens to its citizens and is dramatically looking to receive feedback and improve and grow the various areas in the city. The major festivals, Come See Me and Christmasville, allow for citizens to interact and explore parts of the city they normally wouldn't. Each festival has experiences and activities for children, families, adults, and young adults. I am proud to be from Rock Hill, South Carolina and highly recommend it to anyone who asks!
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Nicknamed Football City USA, Rock Hill SC, the fifth largest city in the state, is considered to be the prime spot for football players to make it to the NFL. It is also one of the fastest growing cities in the state, with historic downtown building brand new apartments as we speak. Rock Hill has a multitude of things to do, whether it is bowling with your friends, going to beautiful Winthrop University and enjoying the lakes, eating some good home cookin', or rather simply enjoying the beauty the town has to offer. If this sounds like a good time to you, join me, and let's Rock the Hill together!
Affordable living, good place to raise a family. There are lots of places to eat such as Mcdonalds, Wendys, Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell, Arbys, Longhorn, Outback, OCharleys, Texas Roadhouse, Five Guys, IHop, Burger King, Subway, Dunkin Donuts, Steak n Shake, etc. Schools are okay, very community oriented with activities for the families to do together.