Beaufort employment information

IndexBeaufortSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$26,350$24,222$28,555
Median household income$46,915$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,101$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,835$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$28,727$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$20,191$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate2.3%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.0%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Beaufort is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Beaufort is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Beaufort is 60% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Beaufort is 22% higher than the national average.

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Beaufort median earnings by income bracket

Beaufort employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.0%1.6%
Manufacturing sector1.6%0.7%
Financial & insurance services1.3%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services18.4%18.1%
Public administration15.8%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%0.4%
Education, health & social services14.8%37.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bluffton, SC13,979$64,21720%
Shell Point, SC2,384$58,58910%
Port Royal, SC11,264$46,64313%
Burton, SC6,173$42,51521%
Laurel Bay, SC6,404$40,63424%
Beaufort, SC12,702$46,91512%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fruita, CO12,702$54,8753%
Shiloh, IL12,706$81,73153%
Lakeway, TX12,709$109,628105%
Kewanee, IL12,694$37,88129%
Waianae, HI12,694$68,34828%
Beaufort, SC12,702$46,91512%
Source: The Beaufort, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.