Seabrook Island, South Carolina

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Seabrook Island, South Carolina

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High Points

Seabrook Island strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Seabrook Island College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Seabrook Island Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Seabrook Island Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Seabrook Island Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Seabrook Island Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Seabrook Island People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Seabrook Island, South Carolina

Comparing Seabrook Island to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Racial Diversity 6 1
Male Share of the Population 4 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 9 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 10
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Seabrook Island Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles SW of Charleston, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 178 miles NE of Jacksonville, Florida
County Charleston
Metro Area Charleston - North Charleston
Standard Zip Codes 29455
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.576
Longitude -80.17

Seabrook Island Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 73 F
Jul Temp 74 to 89 F
Oct Temp 57 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 57 F
Apr Temp 59 to 73 F
Jul Temp 77 to 89 F
Oct Temp 62 to 75 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 72 F
Jul Temp 74 to 89 F
Oct Temp 58 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
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Seabrook Island Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,250 100%
Male 591 47.3%
Female 659 52.7%
Under 18 37 3%
18+ 1,213 97%
65+ 515 41.2%
Median Age 61.7
Average Family Size 2.14
White 1,213 97%
African-American 18 1.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.9%

Estimated Seabrook Island Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,213
Growth -37
Growth % -3%

Seabrook Island Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 15.7%
German 14.1%
English 13.4%
Irish 13.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
Scottish 5.2%
Italian 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
Polish 3.5%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Swedish 2.2%
British 1.8%
European 1.8%
Russian 1.8%
Welsh 1.2%
Dutch 1.1%
Austrian 1%
Greek 0.9%
Portuguese 0.9%
Swiss 0.8%
Danish 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Seabrook Island, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Johns Island (29455)
Seabrook Isl (29455)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Seabrook Island 1,250 $84,392
Charleston 96,650 $48,705
Edisto Beach 641 $68,056
Hollywood 3,946 $35,406
Kiawah Island 1,163 $83,829
Meggett 1,230 $51,667
Ravenel 2,214 $36,477
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