Surfside Beach employment information

IndexSurfside BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$30,308$25,521$29,829
Median household income$47,933$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,943$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,224$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$25,938$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$19,303$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate6.7%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level15.4%17.2%15.1%
The Surfside 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 Surfside Beach is $30,308, which is 19% higher than than the South Carolina average and 2% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $47,933, which is 2% higher than than the South Carolina average and 13% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Surfside Beach is 7%, which is 44% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Surfside Beach is 15% which is 2% higher than than the national average.

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$31,952$47,933$95,866
City
$31,262$46,898$93,796
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$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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 Surfside Beach is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Surfside Beach is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Surfside Beach is 44% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Surfside Beach is 2% higher than the national average.

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Surfside Beach median earnings by income bracket

Surfside Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%0.6%
Manufacturing sector7.9%3.1%
Financial & insurance services5.1%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services7.4%13.3%
Public administration1.0%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%2.8%
Education, health & social services7.2%22.4%
Other59.2%49.2%

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Murrells Inlet, SC9,161$50,8758%
Red Hill, SC14,251$45,34018%
Surfside Beach, SC4,195$47,93313%

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Liberty, NY4,193$30,80044%
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Surfside Beach, SC4,195$47,93313%
Source: The Surfside Beach, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).