Folly Beach employment information

IndexFolly BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$54,142$24,222$28,555
Median household income$90,565$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$103,625$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$70,666$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$55,316$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$27,311$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate2.3%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level12.1%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Folly Beach is 90% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Folly Beach is 69% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Folly Beach is 60% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Folly Beach is 22% lower than the national average.

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Folly Beach median earnings by income bracket

Folly Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.4%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services6.7%12.4%
Public administration2.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.2%24.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kiawah Island, SC1,311$132,083147%
Sullivan's Island, SC2,042$110,870107%
Seabrook Island, SC1,711$96,25080%
Isle of Palms, SC4,241$79,03048%
Mount Pleasant, SC72,379$76,20242%
Folly Beach, SC2,679$90,56569%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wolfeboro, NH2,679$67,82427%
Gowanda, NY2,679$39,28627%
Gibsonburg, OH2,679$46,66713%
Newmanstown, PA2,679$61,86816%
Salem CDP, AR2,678$57,3187%
Folly Beach, SC2,679$90,56569%
Source: The Folly Beach, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.