Income/capita 40%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 15%
IndexNicholsSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,886$25,521$29,829
Median household income$30,000$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,357$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,286$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$33,977$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$20,000$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level27.0%17.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Nichols is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Nichols is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Nichols is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Nichols is 78% higher than the national average

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      Nichols employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.8%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services23.7%21.1%
      Public administration18.6%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%31.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Loris, SC2,547$37,22233%
      Marietta, NC134$37,18833%
      Cerro Gordo, NC142$36,87533%
      Dillon, SC6,675$36,71834%
      Boardman, NC244$34,31838%
      Nichols, SC383$30,00046%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Calhoun, MO383$28,36549%
      Arona, PA383$38,33331%
      Hanska, MN383$48,95812%
      Rolling Hills, WY383$80,00045%
      Mentone, AL383$52,6795%
      Nichols, SC383$30,00046%
      Source: The Nichols, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).