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What You'll Love About Rock Hill


With a cost of living 6% lower than the US average, housing costs 22% lower, and income tax 100% lower, Rock Hill is undeniably affordable!


Though it’s just 20 miles south of Charlotte—a short drive up the I-77—Rock Hill is a quiet suburban area nestled into scenic countryside minutes from Lake Wylie.


With average winter temps in the mid-40’s and summer averages in the 70’s—highs reaching the 90’s—Rock Hill the perfect town to banish winter blues.

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Big-City Brilliance, Small-Town Splendor

Nestled into the lush Carolina countryside in the metro area of Charlotte, NC, Rock Hill, SC is a bustling city of small-town Southern charm with all the resources and attractions of a much larger metropolis. From the streets of its historic downtown to the lush lawns of its scenic parks and trails, there’s so much to do and explore in Rock Hill. For those seeking a short commute to Charlotte in a town that feels a world apart, there is no better town than Rock Hill.

Spotlights of Rock Hill


Amazing Amenities

Enjoy the small-city charm of Rock Hill… without sacrificing the resources of a large city! There’s plenty to do, see, and enjoy in Rock Hill, from department store shopping at Rock Hill Galleria, the movie theater at Manchester Village, or the local restaurants of quaint Old Rock Town Hill. And don’t forget Rock Hill’s 30+ parks, four recreation centers, gardens, miles of nature trails—and short drive to beautiful Lake Wylie!


Culture & Community

Need a little excitement? Attend some of the regular special events offered through the City of Rock Hill. There are even a few that have been ranked among the best festivals in South Carolina, such as the Come-See-Me festival, which draws thousands to Rock Hill every year. There’s also the Red, White, and Boom festival on the Fourth of July, the Blues & Jazz Festival, and ChristmasVille Rock Hill.


Employment Opportunities

Though Rock Hill’s economic origins began in the textile industry, today it is a blossoming community offering growing retail and manufacturing sectors. Top employers in Rock Hill include 3D Systems, Amida Industries, Carolina Energy, Comporium Communications, Cytec Carbon Fibers, and the City of Rock Hill.

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Life in Rock Hill, SC

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Rock Hill experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

quick facts

Quick Facts

Population (2014): 69,967
Population Growth Since 2000: +40.6%
Zip Code: 29733

Mean Home Price: $161,011


Travel Times

Charlotte, NC: 30 min
Columbia, SC: 1.5 hrs
Myrtle Beach: 3.5 hrs
Airports: Rock Hill/York County, Charlotte-Douglas Int’l
Highways: I-77, US-21, SC-121

rock hill schools

Public Schools

District: York County School District 3
Students: 18,000
Schools: 27
Employees: 2,400

Rock Hill Real Estate

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