Laurel Bay employment information

IndexLaurel BaySouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$15,533$25,521$29,829
Median household income$38,831$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,529$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,933$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$34,645$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$21,438$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level16.3%17.2%15.1%
The Laurel Bay, 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 Laurel Bay is $15,533, which is 39% lower than than the South Carolina average and 48% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $38,831, which is 17% lower than than the South Carolina average and 30% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Laurel Bay is 6%, which is 25% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Laurel Bay is 16% which is 8% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$25,884$38,831$77,662
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 Laurel Bay is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Laurel Bay is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Laurel Bay is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Laurel Bay is 8% higher than the national average.

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Laurel Bay employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.2%2.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.9%
Wholesale & retail services18.9%12.9%
Public administration20.4%17.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%1.2%
Education, health & social services7.7%28.5%
Other20.1%34.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Shell Point, SC2,343$65,70519%
Burton, SC7,648$48,39313%
Beaufort, SC13,074$46,98715%
Port Royal, SC11,891$46,39616%
Ridgeland, SC4,116$37,84132%
Laurel Bay, SC6,651$38,83130%

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Trinity, NC6,651$49,20811%
West Miami, FL6,652$43,23322%
Cedarhurst, NY6,652$94,41771%
Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM6,648$71,82130%
North Patchogue, NY6,656$88,25060%
Laurel Bay, SC6,651$38,83130%
Source: The Laurel Bay, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).