Fairfield County


Combining small-town charm with a logistical advantage, Fairfield County offers unrivaled opportunity. Nestled between the second largest metropolitan area in the southeast, Charlotte, NC and South Carolina's capital, Columbia, nearly half of the United States is within a day's drive, while a young and skilled workforce is becoming known the world over for its craftsmanship. Running through the center of the county, I-77 provides north-south access, and with more than 50,000 experienced makers within a 60-minute drive, manufacturing thrives in Fairfield County. From mattresses to motor vehicle parts to asphalt pavers, companies are finding a home, and a partner, in Fairfield County.

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Area Stats

Average Hourly Wages
All Occupations
Assemblers and Fabricators
Food Processing Workers
Material Moving Workers
Metal and Plastic Workers
Population Drive Time
Drive Time Labor Force
30min 33,447
45min 248,210
60min 493,841

More than53,000 employed in manufacturing within 60-minutes

Textile Industry8.6 X more concentrated than the national average


Employers That Call Fairfield County Home

Home to the longest-running clock in America and the South Carolina Railroad Museum, Fairfield County celebrates its history while offering easy access to big city amenities. From barbecue festivals to lakeside living to antique and boutique shops to peaceful country roads to hiking in a national forest, Fairfield County offers an alluring pace of life.

Five Fun Facts about Fairfield County