Hilton Head Island employment information

IndexHilton Head IslandSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$47,454$25,521$29,829
Median household income$70,249$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$85,346$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,207$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$31,948$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$26,772$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level10.7%17.2%15.1%
The Hilton Head Island, 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 Hilton Head Island is $47,454, which is 86% higher than than the South Carolina average and 59% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $70,249, which is 50% higher than than the South Carolina average and 27% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Hilton Head Island is 2%, which is 51% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Hilton Head Island is 11% which is 29% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$46,827$70,249$140,498
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 Hilton Head Island is 59% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hilton Head Island is 27% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hilton Head Island is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hilton Head Island is 29% 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 industry17.3%1.5%
Manufacturing sector4.1%1.0%
Financial & insurance services2.2%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services9.5%14.8%
Public administration1.3%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%1.4%
Education, health & social services9.8%24.7%
Other49.1%44.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Talahi Island, GA1,454$87,09657%
Wilmington Island, GA15,005$73,76033%
Tybee Island, GA3,068$71,00728%
Bluffton, SC15,765$67,15721%
Shell Point, SC2,343$65,70519%
Hilton Head Island, SC39,651$70,24927%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bullhead City, AZ39,653$37,20633%
Shakopee, MN39,656$79,64844%
Maplewood, MN39,678$63,36715%
Woodlawn, MD39,685$64,05216%
Duncanville, TX39,599$51,5457%
Hilton Head Island, SC39,651$70,24927%
Source: The Hilton Head Island, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).