South Carolina Income and Careers
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.
Per Capita Income, #44
|South Carolina||24,222 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|South Carolina||26,972 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|
*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|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #43
|South Carolina||45,033 USD|
|South Carolina||61,196 USD|
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||17.72%||$16,178, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||33.28%||$17,816, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||1.59%||$3,088, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||20.18%||$22,391, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
|South Carolina||55,506 USD|
|South Carolina||71,602 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|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
|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.
|Population 16 Years and Over||3,768,421||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||1,811,739||48.08%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,195,310||65.98%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||26,459||1.46%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,168,851||64.52%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||1,042,817||89.22%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||126,034||10.78%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||616,429||34.02%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||1,956,682||51.92%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||1,111,074||56.78%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||5,783||0.30%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||1,105,291||56.49%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||989,180||89.49%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||116,111||10.51%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||845,608||43.22%, see rank||41.21%|
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
|Workers 16 Years and Over||2,022,019||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,672,070||82.69%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||188,542||9.32%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||12,322||0.61%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||42,556||2.10%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||33,523||1.66%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||73,006||3.61%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
|South Carolina||23.5 minutes|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,031,997||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||1,042,817||51.32%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||294,991||28.29%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||166,881||16.00%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||179,023||17.17%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||9,237||0.89%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||99,346||9.53%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||220,593||21.15%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||989,180||48.68%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||367,543||37.16%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||209,976||21.23%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||328,704||33.23%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,927||0.19%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||3,224||0.33%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||74,628||7.54%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,031,997||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||21,414||1.05%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||132,328||6.51%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||278,072||13.68%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||54,912||2.70%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||247,507||12.18%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||93,748||4.61%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||36,506||1.80%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||117,234||5.77%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|193,439||9.52%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||441,601||21.73%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|212,421||10.45%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||102,240||5.03%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||100,575||4.95%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||840,141||18.32%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||167,230||13.89%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.