South Carolina 

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Economy in South Carolina

South Carolina has an unemployment rate of 3.2%. The US average is 3.7%.

South Carolina has seen the job market increase by 0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.8%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for South Carolina
- The Sales Tax Rate for South Carolina is 7.4%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for South Carolina is 7.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for South Carolina
- The average income of a South Carolina resident is $24,222 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a South Carolina resident is $45,033 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYSouth Carolina, South CarolinaUnited States
  3.2%3.7%
  0.8%1.6%
  33.8%33.5%
  7.0%6.2%
  7.0%4.6%
  $26,645$31,177
  $48,781$57,652
  $60,643$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.0%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  6.4%6.2%
  13.8%10.4%
  2.7%2.7%
  12.2%11.6%
  3.4%4.1%
  1.2%0.9%
  1.8%2.1%
  4.0%4.7%
  1.8%1.9%
  4.8%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  4.7%4.3%
  9.1%9.3%
  12.7%13.8%
  1.7%2.2%
  8.7%7.4%
  5.0%4.9%
  4.9%4.8%
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    Reviews for South Carolina    54 Reviews
    As real as a review as you’ll ever get - 10/11/2020
    As a 20 year resident of South Carolina, I can say, that it unfortunately as a whole isn’t the hospitable, friendly, nice, safe, or the wonderful picture many people... Read More

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    THINK RETIREMENT - SAVANNAH LAKES VILLAGE - 3/11/2020
    As an adult child now absorbing responsibilities for elderly parents; options must be addressed. Cost of Living is required long-term. We discovered South Carolina's... Read More

    The Upstate - 11/11/2017
    The Upstate (Greenville, Clemson, etc) is very nice ... lots to do and the weather, food and people seem to compare well to the Low... Read More


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