Surfside Beach employment information

IndexSurfside BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$26,561$24,222$28,555
Median household income$45,789$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,615$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,625$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$24,284$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$21,892$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate9.1%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level12.6%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Surfside Beach is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Surfside Beach is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Surfside Beach is 57% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Surfside Beach is 19% lower than the national average.

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Surfside Beach median earnings by income bracket

Surfside Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.4%0.7%
Financial & insurance services4.8%8.2%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%14.0%
Public administration10.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%4.0%
Education, health & social services5.9%34.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pawleys Island, SC84$100,00087%
Briarcliffe Acres, SC466$88,75066%
Forestbrook, SC4,539$53,2620%
Murrells Inlet, SC8,027$51,0355%
Red Hill, SC14,565$41,29123%
Surfside Beach, SC4,017$45,78914%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sherman, IL4,016$85,76960%
Goodview, MN4,019$58,77210%
Le Sueur, MN4,019$48,4079%
Norton, VA4,015$36,14832%
Vandalia, MO4,019$33,78037%
Surfside Beach, SC4,017$45,78914%
Source: The Surfside Beach, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.