Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC

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Population
210,558
1.83% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
Median Age
43.9

Poverty Rate
12.3%

Median Household Income
$60,087
5.52% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$273,600
3.64% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
88,778
0.944% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC had a population of 211k people with a median age of 43.9 and a median household income of $60,087. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC grew from 206,781 to 210,558, a 1.83% increase and its median household income grew from $56,945 to $60,087, a 5.52% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.2%), White (Hispanic) (7.95%), Other (Hispanic) (2.78%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%). 11.7% of the people in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC speak a non-English language, and 94.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are Technical College of the Lowcountry (465 degrees awarded in 2017) and University of South Carolina-Beaufort (351 degrees).

The median property value in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC is $273,600, and the homeownership rate is 71.2%. Most people in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for South Carolina. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in South Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for South Carolina.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in South Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for South Carolina.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of South Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in South Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 54.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (40.7%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.34%). The most partisan county was Allendale County, SC with 76.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are the senators currently representing the state of South Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of South Carolina.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for South Carolina
54.9% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in South Carolina
  1. 76.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 71.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in South Carolina was Allendale County, SC with 76.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in South Carolina colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from South Carolina

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Lindsey Graham
Senator from South Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2003
Tim Scott
Senator from South Carolina3
Assumed office on January 2, 2013

Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are the senators currently representing South Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in South Carolina over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from South Carolina

South Carolina is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC is home to a population of 211k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 8.38% of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC residents were born outside of the country (17.6k people).

In 2018, there were 3.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (135k people) in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are Spanish (18,368 speakers), Other & Unspecified Languages (493 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (490 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    135k ± 169
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    44.7k ± 530
  3. White (Hispanic)
    16.7k ± 944
11.4%
Hispanic Population
24.1k people

In 2018, there were 3.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (135k people) in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.4% of the people in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are hispanic (24.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    18,368 speakers (9.23%)
  2. Other & Unspecified Languages
    493 speakers (0.248%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    490 speakers (0.246%)

11.7% of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was Spanish. 9.23% of the overall population of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are native Spanish speakers. 0.248% speak Other & Unspecified Languages and 0.246% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.38%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
17.6k people
8.97%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
18.2k people

As of 2018, 8.38% of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC residents (17.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was 8.97%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was 43.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    6,889 ± 2,004 people
  2. Honduras
    1,320 ± 889 people
  3. Canada
    818 ± 701 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was Mexico, the natal country of 6,889 Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC residents, followed by Honduras with 1,320 and Canada with 818.

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Citizenship

94.8%
2018 Citizenship
94.4%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.8% of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was 94.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    7,875 ± 557
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,750 ± 497
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,407 ± 333

Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC is $60,087. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC with a value of $77,032, followed by Charleston City PUMA, SC and York County (West & Outside Rock Hill City) PUMA, SC, with respective values of $69,579 and $66,704.

Males in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,928. The income inequality in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC employs 88.8k people. The largest industries in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are Restaurants & Food Services (9,150 people), Construction (7,379 people), and U. S. Marines (5,280 people), and the highest paying industries are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($140,628), Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($133,607), and Broadcasting (except internet) ($115,977).

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,087
2018 value
± $1,964
5.52%
1 Year Growth
± 4.09%

Households in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC have a median annual income of $60,087, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,945 in 2017, which represents a 5.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,233
Average Male Salary in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC
± $7,582
$41,928
Average Female Salary in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC
± $5,953

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC made 1.27 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC
  1. American Indian
    $144,105 ± $350,030
  2. Asian
    $54,269 ± $57,708
  3. White
    $46,007 ± $5,362

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 2.66 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC.

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Wage Distribution

0.48
2017 Wage GINI in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC
0.479
2016 Wage GINI in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC

In 2017, the income inequality in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.239% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC with a value of $77,032, followed by Charleston City PUMA, SC and York County (West & Outside Rock Hill City) PUMA, SC, with respective values of $69,579 and $66,704.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC (25.3k out of 205k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    11,765 ± 859
  2. Black
    10,879 ± 923
  3. Hispanic
    5,306 ± 553

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

88.8k
2017 Value
0.944%
1 Year growth
± 0.944%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 0.944%, from 87.9k employees to 88.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC, are Retail salespersons (2,952 people), Cooks (2,737 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,347 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (2,952 people), Cooks (2,737 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,347 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (16.1 times higher than expected), Tour & travel guides (8.59 times), and Military, rank not specified (7.9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($211,117), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($174,552), and Chief executives & legislators ($156,604).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

88.8k
2017 Value
0.944%
1 Year growth
± 0.944%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 0.944%, from 87.9k employees to 88.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC, are Restaurants & Food Services (9,150 people), Construction (7,379 people), and U. S. Marines (5,280 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC, though some of these residents may live in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (9,150 people), Construction (7,379 people), and U. S. Marines (5,280 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of U. S. Marines (65.2 times higher than expected), U. S. Armed Forces: Branch Not Specified (12.9 times), and Travel arrangements & reservation services (5.05 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC, by average salary, are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($140,628), Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($133,607), and Broadcasting (except internet) ($115,977).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $15.9B
  2. $15.2B
  3. $11.7B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Plastics/rubber with $15.9B, followed by Machinery ($15.2B) and Mixed freight ($11.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$163B
2015 Value in South Carolina
$244B
Projected 2045 Value in South Carolina
49.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound South Carolina trade was $163B. This is expected to increase 49.4% to $244B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $22.2B
  2. $13.4B
  3. $5.71B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $22.2B, followed by Georgia with $13.4B and Tennessee and $5.71B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC awarded 816 degrees. The student population of Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC is skewed towards women, with 1,390 male students and 3,001 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are White (475 and 58.6%), followed by Black or African American (213 and 26.3%), Hispanic or Latino (57 and 7.03%), and Unknown (37 and 4.56%).

The largest universities in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC by number of degrees awarded are Technical College of the Lowcountry (465 and 57%) and University of South Carolina-Beaufort (351 and 43%).

The most popular majors in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are Registered Nursing (97 and 11.9%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (87 and 10.7%), and General Business Administration & Management (70 and 8.58%).

The median tuition costs in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $10,086 and $20,862 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 70 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 43 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 38 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was General Business Administration & Management with 70 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 465 degrees awarded
  2. 351 degrees awarded
$10,086
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Technical College of the Lowcountry with 465 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

240
Degrees Awarded to Men
576
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 240 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC, which is 0.417 times less than the 576 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    475 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    213 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    57 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Beaufort & Jasper Counties--Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC were to White students. These 475 degrees mean that there were 2.23 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 213 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was $273,600 in 2018, which is 1.19 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $264,000 to $273,600, a 3.64% increase. The homeownership rate in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC is 71.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$273,600
2018 Median
± $6,087
$264,000
2017 Median
± $7,118

In 2018, the median property value in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC grew to to $273,600 from the previous year's value of $264,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$60,087
Median Household Income
± $1,964
80.6k
Number of Households
± 2,112

In 2018, the median household income of the 80.6k households in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC grew to $60,087 from the previous year's value of $56,945.

The following chart displays the households in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.2%
2018 Homeownership
70.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 71.2% of the housing units in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    76.8%
  2. Carpooled
    11.7%
  3. Worked At Home
    6.86%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC was Drove Alone (76.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.7%) and those who Worked At Home (6.86%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

87.7% of the population of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC has health coverage, with 33.4% on employee plans, 12.4% on Medicaid, 18.3% on Medicare, 18.5% on non-group plans, and 5.09% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in South Carolina was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see 1483 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.1%). Additionally, Lee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,483 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in South Carolina

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,483 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1,488 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in South Carolina in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,311
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in South Carolina
$4,235
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,491
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,298
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.3%
Uninsured
33.4%
Employer Coverage
12.4%
Medicaid
18.3%
Medicare
18.5%
Non-Group
5.09%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC N/A by N/A from N/A% to 12.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton Towns & Beaufort City PUMA, SC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.1% prevalence
  2. 19.6% prevalence
  3. 18.7% prevalence

Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina, at 20.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina by county over multiple years.

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