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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
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.60%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.07%0.61%
  Construction  4.31%6.19%
  Manufacturing  5.89%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.04%2.72%
  Retail trade  9.97%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  3.40%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.80%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.17%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.70%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  9.77%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.01%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  3.61%4.27%
  Educational services  10.70%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  15.67%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  3.65%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  12.01%7.44%
  Other services  4.66%4.94%
  Public administration  4.40%4.80%


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NO southern hospitality

Okay, i so rarely leave reviews but I moved to the Charleston area based on positive reviews so here's my take: As much as they claim southern hospitality, this place... (Read More)



cool town from what I saw

I was in town for a weekend and stayed in the downtown historic district. Ate several bowls of She Crab soup, took the horse drawn tour, stayed on Queen street. It was... (Read More)




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