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Pros

-Small-town atmosphere
-Cost of living
-Central location

Cons

-Crime
-Economy
-Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Sumter Metro Area


Sumter, in the center of the state, is a small typically Southern town and county seat. Shaw Air Force Base and agriculture are the economic mainstays, but recent employment statistics and projections are weak. Downtown is nondescript but tidy with small areas of attractive housing mainly to the north.

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Military town - East-central South Carolina, 45 miles east of Columbia See Local Real Estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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City: Sumter
Zip Codes: 29150, 29154, ... 4 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Sumter


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Sumter is 6.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sumter jobs have Increased by 0.75 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Sumter's cost of living is 20.20% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Sumter's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Sumter's population is 40,816 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.69 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Sumter is $88,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.65%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Sumter public schools spend $9,137 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.9 students per teacher in Sumter. Learn more...

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Sumter Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Sumter. Home Appreciation is up 3.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Sumter Real Estate.
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  8/29/2016
Could be worse

Sumter could be worse, but I have yet to find it. I lived there from 99-16. Forced because I didn't want my children to be without their father. Worst place I have... (Read More)

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  11/29/2011
Great place for families

We are a transplanted military family who always intended on retiring in Florida when we retired from the Air Force. We enjoy the small town feeling of Sumter and have... (Read More)

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  11/16/2011
We are proud to call Sumter, South Carolina our ho

My husband and I have been stationed here for over 6 years now and? we love it. We enjoy the outdoors so there's always something to do around the area. It's the only... (Read More)

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