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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of South Carolina is $24,222, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. South Carolina median household income is $45,033, which has grown by 21.44% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average South Carolina residents spend 23.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #44

South Carolina
24,222 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

South Carolina
26,972 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
South Carolina
31,966 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
South Carolina
22,711 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #43
South Carolina
45,033 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
South Carolina
61,196 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #44
South Carolina
21.44%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 South CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income17.72%$16,178, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income33.28%$17,816, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.59%$3,088, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income20.18%$22,391, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
South Carolina
55,506 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
South Carolina
71,602 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 South CarolinaU.S.
White$52,089, see rank$56,900
Black$29,971, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$36,646, see rank$42,396
Asian$54,865, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$31,972, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$31,531, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$34,798, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$38,191, see rank$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 South CarolinaU.S.
less than 25$22,083, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$48,649, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$52,814, see rank$65,027
65 or over$35,552, see rank$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 South Carolina%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over3,768,421 see rank248,775,628
Male11,811,73948.08%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:21,195,31065.98%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces226,4591.46%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian21,168,85164.52%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed31,042,81789.22%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3126,03410.78%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2616,42934.02%, see rank30.72%
Female11,956,68251.92%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,111,07456.78%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces25,7830.30%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian21,105,29156.49%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3989,18089.49%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3116,11110.51%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2845,60843.22%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 South Carolina%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over2,022,019100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone1,672,07082.69%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled188,5429.32%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation12,3220.61%, see rank5.06%
Walked42,5562.10%, see rank2.78%
Other Means33,5231.66%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home73,0063.61%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
South Carolina
23.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 South Carolina%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,031,997-143,435,233
Male11,042,81751.32%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2294,99128.29%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations2166,88116.00%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2179,02317.17%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations29,2370.89%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations299,3469.53%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2220,59321.15%, see rank17.94%
Female1989,18048.68%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2367,54337.16%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations2209,97621.23%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2328,70433.23%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,9270.19%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23,2240.33%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations274,6287.54%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 South Carolina%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,031,997100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining21,4141.05%, see rank1.96%
Construction132,3286.51%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing278,07213.68%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade54,9122.70%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade247,50712.18%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities93,7484.61%, see rank4.93%
Information36,5061.80%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing117,2345.77%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
193,4399.52%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance441,60121.73%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
212,42110.45%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration102,2405.03%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration100,5754.95%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 South Carolina%U.S.
Population in Poverty840,14118.32%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty167,23013.89%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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