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Where to Retire in Rock Hill and Home Prices

The median sale price of a home was $305,673 in mid-2022, according to Zillow, and about a 25% increase over the past year. There are active adult communities in the area (see link at top).

What Is Special about Rock Hill

The city has won awards for its parks and being a nice place to live.

What Is Not Special about Rock Hill

The town is growing very fast with attendant traffic and crime problems.

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is 43 degrees, with July's average at 78 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The presence of 3 colleges, particularly Winthrop College, makes this a more interesting place. So does its proximity to the bustling Charlotte Metro.


The crime rate is considerably higher than average.

Medical Facilities

Piedmont Medical Center is located here.


Rock Hill is a bicycle-friendly community with bike routes throughout the city. The Charlotte Area Transit System offers express bus service from Rock Hill to Charlotte. The nearest international airport is in Charlotte, about 20 miles away.

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