Berea employment information

IndexBereaSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,481$25,521$29,829
Median household income$31,738$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,831$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,110$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$27,099$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$20,304$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level29.7%17.2%15.1%
The Berea, SC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Berea is $17,481, which is 32% lower than than the South Carolina average and 41% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $31,738, which is 32% lower than than the South Carolina average and 43% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Berea is 7%, which is 59% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Berea is 30% which is 96% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$21,156$31,738$63,476
City
$31,262$46,898$93,796
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Berea is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Berea is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Berea is 59% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Berea is 96% higher than the national average.

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Berea employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.5%1.4%
Manufacturing sector22.5%0.5%
Financial & insurance services3.4%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%16.1%
Public administration3.4%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%2.9%
Education, health & social services5.2%25.2%
Other24.7%33.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Five Forks, SC16,929$110,885100%
Mauldin, SC24,723$63,07114%
Golden Grove, SC3,118$62,52813%
Simpsonville, SC20,183$59,2017%
Travelers Rest, SC4,903$52,6845%
Berea, SC14,497$31,73843%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Harrisburg, NC14,500$88,86561%
Lady Lake, FL14,501$40,15927%
Phelan, CA14,503$52,5495%
Graham, NC14,506$32,02042%
Hollins, VA14,488$59,6288%
Berea, SC14,497$31,73843%
Source: The Berea, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).