South Carolina works because it’s a highly desirable place to live. A vibrant arts-and-culture scene, four distinct seasons and some of the nation’s best outdoor-recreation opportunities have created a lifestyle that draws and keeps business leaders and talent alike.
Beautiful parks, rivers and beaches give people living in South Carolina plenty of things to do. Barbecue restaurants, seafood festivals, historic attractions, museums and theaters create cultural connections. The state’s subtropical climate allows residents to enjoy outdoor activities throughout most of the year.
The University of South Carolina and Clemson University anchor a standout higher education system. The state is an innovation destination, spawning new companies in such breakthrough fields as information technology, energy and biotechnology.
From the cars we drive, the parts that go in them and the tires that go on them, to the planes we fly and the products that make our homes more livable, South Carolina has fashioned a diverse and sophisticated manufacturing sector. BMW, Mercedes Benz, Michelin, Boeing, General Electric and Volvo Cars - set to open in 2018 in near Charleston - are just a handful of globally recognized names with major operations in the state.
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South Carolina Profile
|Latest Population Increase||0.00%|
|Median Household Income||$45,483|
|Median Home Price||$139,900|
|Median Property Tax||$1,183|
|Graduate or Professional Degree||9.3%|
|High School Graduate||29.8%|
|Some College, No Degree||21%|
|Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher||25.8%|
|Percent High School Graduate or Higher||85.6%|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining||1%|
|Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities||4.6%|
|Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||5.8%|
|Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste||9.6%|
|Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance||21.7%|
|Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services||10.5%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||5%|
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