Sumter, South Carolina 

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Population

40,286

-0.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

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Best Places to Live in Sumter, South Carolina

Military town - East-central South Carolina, 45 miles east of Columbia. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Sumter, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Sumter, SC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: South Carolina
County: Sumter County
Metro Area: Sumter Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Sumter
Zip Codes: 29150 29154 29153 29152
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sumter is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sumter jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sumter's cost of living is 25.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sumter's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Sumter county remained strongly Democratic, 56.0% to 42.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Sumter's population is 40,286 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sumter is Real Estate: $80,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.0%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Sumter

It's a good time to buy in Sumter. Home Appreciation is up 10.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sumter is $80,100.

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Reviews for Sumter   10 Reviews
Stay away, or get out. - 1/24/2019
About me: I lived in Sumter from birth to around 22 years old. I have since lived in many states, and currently reside in CO, and love it. I prefer towns smaller than... Read More

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Great place for families - 11/29/2011
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

We are proud to call Sumter, South Carolina our ho - 11/16/2011
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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ZIP CODES IN SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA
29150 29154 29153 29152

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