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Demographics

People

Total Population1,543
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens58%
Employed Population 16+439
Age of the Population68

Families

% of people married84.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher78.4%
Median Earnings25+$57,692
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$10,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$160,313
% Above Poverty Level91.2%
% Below Poverty Level8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home28.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,700
Median House Value$1,283,200

Ancestry

English20.9%
German17.9%
Irish15.1%
Italian9.1%
Polish6.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.9%
Scottish4.6%
French Except Basque4.3%
Swedish3%
Dutch2.3%
Russian2%
Welsh1.4%
Canadian1.3%
Greek1.2%
Arab1.1%
Swiss0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Iraqi0.5%
Lebanese0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
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Kiawah Island Almanac

CategoryValue
County Charleston County
Standard Zip Codes29455
Phone Area Codes843
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude32.72
Approximate Longitude-80.07

Kiawah Island 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
Distance15 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
Distance17.5 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
StationBEAUFORT WWTP
Distance38.7 miles
Jan Temp39 to 58 F
Apr Temp54 to 75 F
Jul Temp74 to 90 F
Oct Temp58 to 76 F
Annual Precip49.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Charleston129,888$83,962
Folly Beach2,732$104,288
Hollywood4,971$68,173
Meggett1,512$70,714
Ravenel2,564$62,308
Seabrook Island1,726$102,667
Sources :
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