James Island, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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James Island, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
12,157
Unemployment
1.6%
Poverty
5.4%
Median Home
$341,000
Median Income
$82,083
Median Rent
$1,625

James Island SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
1
Education
9
Commute
8

James Island, SC Cost Of Living

108
James Island's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense James Island South Carolina National Average
Overall 108 93 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 103 105 100
Health 100 95 100
Housing 125 80 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 122 105 100

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Rankings for James Island in South Carolina

Map Of James Island, SC

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Population over time in James Island

Year Population % Change
2020 12,157 1.2%
2019 12,010 0.9%
2018 11,908 0.5%
2017 11,844 2.6%
2016 11,544 0.8%
2015 11,451 3.8%
2014 11,034 -
2013 0 -
2012 0 -
2011 0 -

Race / Ethnicity in James Island

White
86.2% (10,481)
African American
7.0% (852)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.8% (340)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.3% (281)
Hispanic
1.7% (203)
Race James Island SC USA
White 86.2% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 7.0% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 2.8% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 1.7% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in James Island

Female
49.4% (6,010)
Male
50.6% (6,147)
Gender James Island SC USA
Female 49.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in James Island for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (121)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (486)
High School / GED
20.0% (2,431)
Some College
19.0% (2,309)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (850)
Bachelor's Degree
33.0% (4,011)
Master's Degree
10.0% (1,215)
Professional Degree
4.0% (486)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (243)
Education James Island SC USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 33.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For James Island, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
1.1% (13,964)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.8% (22,452)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.4% (41,070)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.1% (49,832)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.0% (97,201)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.9% (303,103)
$75,000 to $99,999
18.9% (229,175)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.7% (227,806)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.5% (115,272)
$200,000 or more
9.5% (115,820)
Income James Island SC USA
Less than $10,000 1.1% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.8% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.4% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.1% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.0% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.9% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 18.9% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.7% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.5% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 9.5% 5.1% 8.3%

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