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Economy in Charleston, South Carolina

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EconomyCharleston, SCUnited States
Unemployment Rate7.40%8.60%
Recent Job Growth0.28%0.35%
Future Job Growth33.16%32.10%
Sales Taxes7.50%5.00%
Income Taxes7.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$27,189$26,154
Household Income$44,769$50,935
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K15.96%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K11.62%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K11.53%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K15.89%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K18.98%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K10.67%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K9.35%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K4.20%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K1.66%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.15%0.16%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, Business, and Financial Operations14.01%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations26.25%20.61%
Service16.88%14.45%
Sales and Office26.24%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.39%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance8.27%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving7.96%14.05%


Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in Charleston, SC, is 7.40%, with job growth of 0.28%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.16%.

Charleston, SC Taxes

Charleston, SC,sales tax rate is 7.50%. Income tax is 7.00%.

Charleston, SC Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $27,189, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $44,769.


Charleston Economy SperlingViews

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