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Colleton County, SC&

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Population
37,884
0.32% decline
Median Age
42.2
Median Household Income
$33,918
3.4% growth
Poverty Rate
20.8%
Number of Employees
15,182
2.3% growth
Median Property Value
$85,800
0.23% decline

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Economy

The economy of Colleton County, SC employs 15,182 people. The economy of Colleton County, SC is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Utilities; and Construction, which employ respectively 2.05; 1.59; and 1.55 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Colleton County, SC are Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,285), Retail trade (1,984), and Construction (1,470), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($57,679), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($57,037), and Transportation & Warehousing ($40,853).

Median household income in Colleton County, SC is $33,918. Males in Colleton County, SC have an average income that is 1.07 times higher than the average income of females, which is $34,855. The income inequality of Colleton County, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.428 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Colleton County, SC. In Colleton County, SC the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 56 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,442. Jasper County, SC has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in South Carolina.

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Diversity

Colleton County, SC is home to a population of 37,884 people, from which 98.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Colleton County, SC is composed of 21,329 White residents (56.3%), 14,352 Black residents (37.9%), 1,123 Hispanic residents (2.96%), 423 Hawaiian residents (1.12%), and 324 Two+ residents (0.86%). The most common foreign languages in Colleton County, SC are Spanish (964 speakers), Other Pacific Island (163 speakers), and French (43 speakers), but compared to other places, Colleton County, SC has a relative high number of Other Pacific Island (163 speakers), Thai (7 speakers), and French (43 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Colleton County, SC awarded 25 degrees. The student population of Colleton County, SC is skewed towards females, with 1 male students and 24 female students. Most students in Colleton County, SC are White (16 and 64%), followed by Black or African American (9 and 36%), Two or more races (0 and N/A), and American Indian (0 and N/A). The largest universities in Colleton County, SC by number of graduates are Cosmetic Arts Institute (25 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Colleton County, SC are General Cosmetology (25 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The median tuition costs in Colleton County, SC are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Colleton County, SC is $85,800, which is 0.42 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $86,000 to $85,800, a 0.23% increase. The homeownership rate of Colleton County, SC is 72.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Colleton County, SC have an average commute time of 32 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Colleton County, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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