Income/capita 12%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 12%
IndexPowdersvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$26,116$25,521$29,829
Median household income$51,798$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,043$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,173$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$38,675$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$23,674$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level14.8%17.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Powdersville is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Powdersville is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Powdersville is 12% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Powdersville is 2% lower than the national average

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      Powdersville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.2%2.6%
      Manufacturing sector18.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services17.7%15.2%
      Public administration3.7%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%2.9%
      Education, health & social services12.8%37.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Northlake, SC4,086$68,33324%
      Mauldin, SC24,723$63,07114%
      Golden Grove, SC3,118$62,52813%
      Simpsonville, SC20,183$59,2017%
      Travelers Rest, SC4,903$52,6845%
      Powdersville, SC8,888$51,7986%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Olmsted Falls, OH8,889$62,05812%
      Scotchtown, NY8,889$65,19618%
      Garden City, GA8,889$36,09735%
      Merrydale, LA8,884$36,26634%
      Maysville, KY8,883$27,98149%
      Powdersville, SC8,888$51,7986%
      Source: The Powdersville, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).