Beaufort is located in south South Carolina. Beaufort is part of Beaufort County. Beaufort has 27.60 square miles of land area and 5.98 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Beaufort population is 12,361, which has shrunk 4.55% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.29% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Beaufort median household income is $49,063 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 34.30% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 13.31% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Beaufort median house value is $222,100 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 99.01% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 45.52% and is much higher than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Beaufort is close to the state average in quality. The Beaufort area code is 843.
Beaufort, SC Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data