Fort Mill : South carolina

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What it's Like to Retire in Fort Mill

Fort Mill is an affluent and fast-growing town of just over 10,000 people in extreme north central South Carolina.  Although located in SC, it is actually a suburb of Charlotte (NC). The median household income is over $60,000.

Where to Retire in Fort Mill and Home Prices

The median sale price of a home was $241,500, in late 2015 according to, which is above the national median of $229,000. There are active adult communities in the area (see link at right).


What is special about Fort Mill

Fort Mill is an active small town with a lot of outdoor recreation opportunities and a community playhouse. Anne Springs Close Greenway is a 2,100 acre nature preserve that offers  hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnics, and kayaking.


What is not special about Fort Mill

High cost of living


Who will like retirement in Fort Mill

Younger retired people..very active. 


Local economy is driven by

Banking industry in well as many Business Hubs also in Charlotte.


Climate and Physical Environment

Hot humid summers...nice fall and winter weather...pretty springs.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Fort Mill has a history museum, a community playhouse, and has festivals during the year, including a very popular Strawberry Festival held each spring. Charlotte is nearby for all sorts of restaurants and cultural venues.



The crime rate in Fort Mill is well below the national average.


Medical facilities

Piedmont Medical center is the closest hospital, about 7 miles away.



The nearest airport is in Charlotte, NC, about 20 miles away.


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Fort Mill, South Carolina


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Facts about FORT MILL
  • State: SC
  • Environment: Suburban,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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