Hilton Head Island employment information

IndexHilton Head IslandSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$45,116$24,222$28,555
Median household income$68,437$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$81,501$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$45,051$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$31,484$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$23,997$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate3.2%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level9.3%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hilton Head Island is 58% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hilton Head Island is 28% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hilton Head Island is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hilton Head Island is 41% lower than the national average.

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Hilton Head Island median earnings by income bracket

Hilton Head Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.7%2.0%
Manufacturing sector4.2%3.1%
Financial & insurance services2.7%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.6%16.2%
Public administration2.1%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%2.0%
Education, health & social services7.7%20.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wilmington Island, GA15,338$75,33341%
Talahi Island, GA1,229$72,03735%
Bluffton, SC13,979$64,21720%
Shell Point, SC2,384$58,58910%
Tybee Island, GA3,049$54,8983%
Hilton Head Island, SC38,497$68,43728%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ormond Beach, FL38,502$49,0008%
Huber Heights, OH38,484$51,9383%
Stanton, CA38,455$45,84214%
Goose Creek, SC38,545$62,10716%
Greenacres, FL38,444$43,23519%
Hilton Head Island, SC38,497$68,43728%
Source: The Hilton Head Island, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.