South Carolina is a southeastern U.S. state known for its shoreline of subtropical beaches and marshlike sea islands. Coastal Charleston is a historic city, defined by pastel-colored houses, Old South plantations and Fort Sumter, where the Civil War’s opening shots were fired. To the north is the Grand Strand, a roughly 60-mile stretch of beachfront known for golf courses and the vacation town Myrtle Beach.
The state of South Carolina has a population of 4,500,926, and is formerly abbreviated as SC. South Carolina has 1,772,822 households in the state, with an average of 2.46 people living in each of them. Of the 4,500,926 people living in South Carolina, 48.71% are male, 51.29% are female, 58.67% are married and 41.33% are single. 62.93% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $124,940 in the state.
Air quality in South Carolina is rated at 58.5/100, and water quality at 52/100. There are 191.2 physicians in South Carolina per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 12.10% in the state and the sales tax rate is 7.00%.
Average income per household in South Carolina is $44,686. 15.50% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 19.82% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.38% earn more than $500,000 per year.