Folly Beach employment information

IndexFolly BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$50,051$25,521$29,829
Median household income$92,529$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$112,942$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$72,906$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$58,227$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$26,226$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%17.2%15.1%
The Folly Beach, 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 Folly Beach is $50,051, which is 96% higher than than the South Carolina average and 68% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $92,529, which is 97% higher than than the South Carolina average and 67% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Folly Beach is 2%, which is 58% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Folly Beach is 9% which is 39% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$61,679$92,529$185,058
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.

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  • The income per capita in Folly Beach is 68% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Folly Beach is 67% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Folly Beach is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Folly Beach is 39% lower than the national average.

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Folly Beach median earnings by income bracket

Folly Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.6%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services6.4%12.6%
Public administration2.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.9%40.2%
Other49.2%41.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kiawah Island, SC1,543$137,250148%
Sullivan's Island, SC2,049$118,214114%
Seabrook Island, SC1,726$95,11472%
Isle of Palms, SC4,320$92,22267%
Mount Pleasant, SC77,907$83,49051%
Folly Beach, SC2,732$92,52967%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Norton Center, MA2,732$111,131101%
Hartford, KY2,732$33,83939%
Crest, CA2,733$70,15027%
Plainsboro Center, NJ2,733$79,48444%
Diamond, IL2,733$57,3384%
Folly Beach, SC2,732$92,52967%
Source: The Folly Beach, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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