Income/capita 46%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 46%
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IndexYemasseeSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,236$25,521$29,829
Median household income$35,069$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,000$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,364$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$35,122$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$19,231$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level29.1%17.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Yemassee is 46% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Yemassee is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Yemassee is 46% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Yemassee is 93% higher than the national average

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      Yemassee employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.3%7.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.2%
      Wholesale & retail services6.6%26.8%
      Public administration5.7%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.4%34.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Islandton, SC82$57,2923.6%
      Ridgeland, SC4,116$37,84131.6%
      Hampton, SC2,693$35,27836.2%
      Varnville, SC2,258$30,41745.0%
      Walterboro, SC5,287$27,17550.9%
      Yemassee, SC873$35,06936.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Eckhart Mines, MD873$70,64727.7%
      Bay Shore, MI873$40,00027.7%
      Millington, MI873$31,81842.5%
      St. Clair, MN873$65,69418.7%
      Lancaster, MO873$30,72944.5%
      Yemassee, SC873$35,06936.6%
      Source: The Yemassee, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).