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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Charleston, South Carolina, is 4.40%, with job growth of 2.98%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.55%.

Charleston, South Carolina Taxes
Charleston, South Carolina,sales tax rate is 8.50%. Income tax is 7.00%.

Charleston, South Carolina Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $33,117, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $52,971.

  ECONOMYCharleston, South CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.40%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  2.98%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  41.55%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  8.50%6.00%
  Income Taxes  7.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $33,117$28,555
  Household Income  $52,971$53,482
  Family Median Income  $76,030$65,443
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  15.75%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  5.11%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  9.78%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  8.20%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.95%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  6.92%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  8.98%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.98%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  12.71%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  5.05%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  6.59%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  15.91%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  6.54%5.34%
  Community, social services  1.88%1.67%
  Legal  1.77%1.16%
  Education, library  6.83%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  2.96%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  8.92%5.67%
  Healthcare support  2.16%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.40%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  7.94%5.76%
  Building maintenance  3.58%4.01%
  Personal care  4.26%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  23.17%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.25%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  4.55%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  6.88%12.09%

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Employment
Charleston, has very little progression and it is not a place for Women and Minorities to obtain success in their... (read more)
A Great Place to Live
I am from the South. I have lived in the Washington,DC areas for 26 years and returned to Charleston last year. I am so happy to be back in the South. Beautiful area,... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
best place to live if you have loads of money
Charleston is the worst place I've lived at so far. You have to own a car to live here as the public transportation system is pratically useless and non existent in most... (read more)
Finding My Happy
Hello All!!! My name is Tina and I am from Washington, D.C. I've lived here for all of my life...well between D.C. and MD. I will always be a D.C. girl, but it is... (read more)
Hmmmm. Number one destination in the country???
Let's see...the worst drivers in the country...number one in domestic abuse...the worst school system...corrupt government...high poverty rate...low wages...and the... (read more)
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