The typical South Carolinian is taxed at a rate of 0.50% for property, a maximum of 7.00% for income and up to 6.00% for sales. Compared to the national averages South Carolina earns a score of good 👍 for property taxes, poor 👎 for income taxes and poor 👎 for combined local and state sales tax. Quick links to regions of South Carolina with predicted increasing and decreasing valuations.
Review the Geographical, Political and Spiritual Attributes of South Carolina
South Carolina has approximately 4,959,822 residents. A common term for people in South Carolina is "Sandlapper". Within this population there are around 57,996 births and 48,071 deaths per year. Approximately 82.3% of this population speaks English exclusively. Conversely, 0.2% of this population has no verbal English skill. On average, real estate listings in South Carolina are on the market for 82 days. The Market Health Index for South Carolina is 5.29. Beaufort is the wealthiest of all counties in South Carolina. The least wealthy of all counties in South Carolina is Allendale.
Daily state facts: Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head Island are among South Carolina's best vacation and tourist destinations.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, SouthCarolina employment in December 2023 was 2,476,805, unemployment was 74,852 or 3.0% of total jobs.