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Demographics

People

Total Population2,732
Male Share of the Population54.4%
Female Share of the Population45.6%
Senior Citizens11.6%
Employed Population 16+2,138
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married43.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher63%
Median Earnings25+$42,269
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,119

Wealth

Median Family Income$104,288
% Above Poverty Level90.8%
% Below Poverty Level9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home10.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work18.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,075
Median House Value$530,400

Ancestry

Irish15.2%
English13.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.5%
German9.4%
Scottish5.5%
Italian4.9%
Russian2.9%
Finnish1.3%
Swedish1.2%
Welsh1.2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Portuguese1.2%
Polish1.1%
Ukrainian0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Turkish0.4%
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Folly Beach Almanac

CategoryValue
County Charleston County
P.O. Box Zip Codes29439
Phone Area Codes843
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude32.65
Approximate Longitude-79.95

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)

StationCHARLESTON CITY
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp42 to 57 F
Apr Temp59 to 73 F
Jul Temp77 to 89 F
Oct Temp62 to 75 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
StationSULLIVANS ISLAND
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp38 to 57 F
Apr Temp54 to 72 F
Jul Temp74 to 89 F
Oct Temp58 to 76 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches
StationSUMMERVILLE
Distance26.7 miles
Jan Temp35 to 58 F
Apr Temp49 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp53 to 77 F
Annual Precip53.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Charleston129,888$83,962
Isle of Palms4,320$111,920
Kiawah Island1,543$160,313
Mount Pleasant77,907$109,313
North Charleston106,113$47,940
Seabrook Island1,726$102,667
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