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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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best place to live if you have loads of money

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