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People

Total Population 2,715
Male Share of the Population 55.9%
Female Share of the Population 44.1%
Senior Citizens 9.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,078
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 42.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 55.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $113,108
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 15.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 19.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,154
Median House Value $546,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.3%
US/American 0%
English 20.4%
Irish 15.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Folly Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles S of Charleston, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 185 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Charleston
Metro Area Charleston - North Charleston
P.O. Box Zip Codes 29439
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.655
Longitude -79.94

Folly Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHARLESTON CITY
Distance 8.9 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
Station SULLIVANS ISLAND
Distance 9.4 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
Station SUMMERVILLE
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Charleston 127,694 $77,816
Isle of Palms 4,274 $110,398
Kiawah Island 1,432 $145,417
Mount Pleasant 74,952 $102,068
North Charleston 104,146 $46,801
Seabrook Island 1,688 $102,578

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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