Congressional District 1, SC

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Population
809,610
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
US Representative
Nancy Mace
Republican Party
Median Age
40

Poverty Rate
10.4%

Median Household Income
$70,335
Median Property Value
$283,100

About

In 2018, Congressional District 1, SC had a population of 810k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $70,335.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 1, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.8%), White (Hispanic) (3.98%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.07%). NaNk% of the people in Congressional District 1, SC speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Congressional District 1, SC is $283,100, and the homeownership rate is 71.3%. Most people in Congressional District 1, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 1, SC is 2 cars per household.

Congressional District 1, SC borders Congressional District 6, SC and Congressional District 7, SC.

Civics

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.

Congressional District 1, SC is currently represented by Nancy Mace in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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 3, 2013
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jim DeMint.

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, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Congressional District 1, SC

Nancy Mace
District 1 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 1, SC is currently represented by Nancy Mace (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 1, SC have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Congressional District 1, SC is home to a population of 810k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.51% of Congressional District 1, SC residents were born outside of the country (44.6k people).

In 2018, there were 3.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (564k people) in Congressional District 1, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 152k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 32.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 1, SC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    564k ± 5.63k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    152k ± 6.53k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    32.2k ± 4.1k
6.73%
Hispanic Population
54.5k people

In 2018, there were 3.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (564k people) in Congressional District 1, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 152k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 32.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.73% of the people in Congressional District 1, SC are hispanic (54.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 1, SC as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.51%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
44.6k people

As of 2018, 5.51% of Congressional District 1, SC residents (44.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Congressional District 1, SC was 40. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43.

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Citizenship

96.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.6% of Congressional District 1, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    23,767 ± 2,340
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    20,121 ± 3,256
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    16,863 ± 2,516

Congressional District 1, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 1, SC is $70,335. In 2018, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 1, SC was Congressional District 1, SC with a value of $70,335, followed by Congressional District 4, SC and Congressional District 2, SC, with respective values of $58,602 and $58,495.

The economy of Congressional District 1, SC employs 395k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 1, SC are Health Care & Social Assistance (50,799 people), Retail Trade (43,029 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (37,759 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,364), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,492), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($64,235).

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,335
2018 value
± $2,206

Households in Congressional District 1, SC have a median annual income of $70,335, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Congressional District 1, SC was Congressional District 1, SC with a value of $70,335, followed by Congressional District 4, SC and Congressional District 2, SC, with respective values of $58,602 and $58,495.

The following map shows all of the congressional districts in Congressional District 1, 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

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 1, SC (78.3k out of 756k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    41,226 ± 1,667
  2. Black
    28,963 ± 1,582
  3. Hispanic
    8,890 ± 767

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 1, 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

395k
2018 Value
± 12,298

In 2018, there were 395k employees (± 12,298) in Congressional District 1, SC.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 1, SC, are Management Occupations (47,093 people), Sales & Related Occupations (44,160 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (41,027 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 1, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 1, SC, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (47,093 people), Sales & Related Occupations (44,160 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (41,027 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 1, SC, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($82,122), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($79,818), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($79,322).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

395k
2018 Value
± 12,298

In 2018, there were 395k employees (± 12,298) in Congressional District 1, SC.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 1, SC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (50,799 people), Retail Trade (43,029 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (37,759 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 1, SC, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 1, 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 Congressional District 1, SC, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (50,799 people), Retail Trade (43,029 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (37,759 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 1, SC, by median earnings, are Utilities ($78,364), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,492), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($64,235).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 1, SC was $283,100 in 2018, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $229,700. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 1, SC is 71.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Congressional District 1, SC have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Congressional District 1, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$283,100
2018 Median
± $6,289

In 2018, the median property value in Congressional District 1, SC was $283,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 1, 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 Congressional District 1, SC the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$70,335
Median Household Income
± $2,206
309k
Number of Households
± 9,888

In 2018, the median household income of the 309k households in Congressional District 1, SC was $70,335.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 1, 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 Congressional District 1, SC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 1, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2018, 71.3% of the housing units in Congressional District 1, SC were occupied by their owner.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 1, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 1, SC have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% of the workforce in Congressional District 1, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    81.1%
  2. Carpooled
    8.48%
  3. Worked At Home
    6.55%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Congressional District 1, SC was Drove Alone (81.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.48%) and those who Worked At Home (6.55%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 1, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 1, SC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

9.1%
Uninsured
45.7%
Employer Coverage
11%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
17.3%
Non-Group
4.49%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 1, SC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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