City of Sumter, SC
Sumter is located in Sumter County in South Carolina. The median income is $39,476 and the median home value is $126,200. The unemployment rate is 15.54% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 19 minutes to work each day. The population is 46% White, 49% Black, 2% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 3% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Sumter, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Sumter has a Walk Score® of 26.
Median Household Income$39,476
Median Home Price$126,200
Sumter's residents stay busy thanks to plenty of fun activities that take place throughout the year, as well as engaging attractions located all over the city. Here's a look at some of the venues and activities Sumter has to offer. Art and Theater
Since 1999, the Sumter WineFest has given area residents the opportunity to enjoy good wine for a good cause. The yearly event raises thousands of dollars for programs associated with Sumter Senior Services, which provides services and activities for many of Sumter County’s older residents.
The Sumter Iris Festival is a local institution, the oldest continuous event in South Carolina and one of the most popular festivals in the Southeastern U.S. Held every Memorial Day weekend, the three-day event has for generations drawn visitors from around town and around the country.