open-public-records

South Carolina Economic Information

South Carolina Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    3,768,421
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    2,306,384
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    61.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    2,274,142
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    60.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    2,031,997
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    53.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    242,145
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    32,242
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    1,462,037
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    38.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    2,274,142
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    1,956,682
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    1,111,074
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    56.8%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    1,105,291
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    56.5%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    989,180
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    50.6%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    338,576
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    229,281
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    67.7%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    676,937
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    490,222
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    72.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    2,022,019
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    1,672,070
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    82.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    188,542
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    12,322
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    42,556
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    33,523
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    73,006
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    23.80
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    2,031,997
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    662,534
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    32.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    376,857
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    18.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    507,727
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    25.0%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    189,658
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    295,221
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    14.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    2,031,997
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    21,414
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    132,328
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    278,072
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    13.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    54,912
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    247,507
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    12.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    93,748
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    36,506
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    117,234
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    193,439
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    441,601
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    21.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    212,421
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    100,575
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    102,240
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    2,031,997
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    1,593,315
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    78.4%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    328,304
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    16.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    107,543
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    2,835
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    1,795,715
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    160,867
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    116,071
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    227,308
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    12.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    208,093
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    11.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    265,362
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    14.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    323,159
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    18.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    200,965
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    186,327
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    58,366
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    49,197
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    45,033
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    61,196
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,340,672
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    74.7%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    61,410
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    597,641
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    33.3%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    17,816
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    362,381
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    20.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    22,391
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    91,269
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    8,958
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    28,517
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    3,088
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    272,687
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    15.2%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,204,272
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    74,029
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    46,254
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    119,424
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    126,347
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    175,239
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    14.6%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    239,012
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    19.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    165,766
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    162,973
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    51,631
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    43,597
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    55,506
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    71,602
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    24,222
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    591,443
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    26,593
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    37,884
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    26,972
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    42,911
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    33,605
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    4,628,136
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    3,890,718
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    84.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    2,910,415
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    62.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    1,556,826
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    33.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    737,418
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    15.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    1,077,009
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    81,799
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    2,873,175
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    2,136,203
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    1,911,378
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    1,546,344
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    80.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    1,469,205
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    76.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    125,717
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    365,034
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    19.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    224,825
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    105,801
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    47.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    69,042
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    30.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    41,764
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    18.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    119,024
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    52.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    736,972
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    569,202
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    77.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    357,716
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    48.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    273,077
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    37.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    167,770
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    22.8%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    13.9%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    22.4%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    25.3%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    6.0%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    8.8%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    8.1%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    36.6%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    46.5%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    55.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    18.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    26.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    26.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    32.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    24.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    15.7%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    17.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    10.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    15.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    29.9%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.