Beaufort, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Beaufort, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
13,417
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
18.9%
Median Home
$229,600
Median Income
$54,061
Median Rent
$941

Beaufort SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Beaufort, SC Crime Report

543
Total Crimes
4,004.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
70.68%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Beaufort
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 543 4,004.1 3,251.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 66 486.7 530.7 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 10.5 6.5
Robbery 5 36.9 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 55 405.6 420.3 279.7
Property Crime 477 3,517.4 2,721.1 1,958.2
Burglary 47 346.6 448.0 314.2
Larceny 411 3,030.7 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 19 140.1 282.1 246.0

Beaufort, SC Cost Of Living

104
Beaufort's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Beaufort South Carolina National Average
Overall 104 93 100
Services 108 98 100
Groceries 109 105 100
Health 96 95 100
Housing 101 80 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 106 105 100

Beaufort, SC Photos

Hunting Island
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Plan Of The City Of Beaufortc S
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Downtown Beaufort
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Craven Street Beaufort
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Beaufort Shrimp Festival
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Bay Street Downtown Beaufort
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Rankings for Beaufort in South Carolina

Map Of Beaufort, SC

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Population over time in Beaufort

Year Population % Change
2020 13,417 0.6%
2019 13,336 -0.6%
2018 13,413 2.6%
2017 13,074 1.8%
2016 12,839 1.1%
2015 12,702 1.0%
2014 12,582 0.5%
2013 12,522 0.3%
2012 12,489 -0.0%
2011 12,492 -

Race / Ethnicity in Beaufort

White
61.2% (8,215)
African American
26.6% (3,570)
American Indian
0.2% (25)
Asian
2.2% (296)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.1% (413)
Hispanic
6.7% (898)
Race Beaufort SC USA
White 61.2% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 26.6% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 2.2% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.7% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in Beaufort

Female
53.8% (7,221)
Male
46.2% (6,196)
Gender Beaufort SC USA
Female 53.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Beaufort for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (268)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (536)
High School / GED
24.0% (3,220)
Some College
23.0% (3,085)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,475)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (2,683)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,475)
Professional Degree
4.0% (536)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (134)
Education Beaufort SC USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Beaufort, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.2% (110,210)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.5% (100,755)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.8% (77,255)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.3% (84,548)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.0% (227,443)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (231,225)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (147,216)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.4% (180,442)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.0% (94,542)
$200,000 or more
6.6% (88,060)
Income Beaufort SC USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.5% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.8% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.3% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.0% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.4% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.0% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 6.6% 5.1% 8.3%

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