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Income/capita 44%
Household income 43%
Unemployment 215%
IndexGranitevilleSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,682$25,521$29,829
Median household income$31,683$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,679$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,386$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$30,854$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$10,742$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate14.7%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level37.3%17.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Graniteville is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Graniteville is 43% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Graniteville is 215% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Graniteville is 147% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,119$31,683$63,366
      City
      $31,262$46,898$93,796
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Graniteville median earnings by income bracket

      Graniteville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.9%4.8%
      Manufacturing sector30.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%10.2%
      Wholesale & retail services7.6%10.2%
      Public administration8.9%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%2.4%
      Education, health & social services11.8%21.1%
      Other15.6%40.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Aiken, SC30,403$54,4422%
      North Augusta, SC22,310$50,0989%
      Burnettown, SC2,767$41,63525%
      Murphys Estates, SC1,376$40,88026%
      Trenton, SC271$40,00028%
      Graniteville, SC2,657$31,68343%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Brattleboro, VT2,657$36,83833%
      Carson, WA2,657$36,43334%
      Simpsonville, KY2,657$65,45518%
      Wailua, HI2,656$54,0002%
      Long Neck, DE2,656$46,60216%
      Graniteville, SC2,657$31,68343%
      Source: The Graniteville, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).