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Beaufort County, SC

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Beaufort County, SC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatBeaufort, SC
  • Population162,233
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 576.2799
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 281.5000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010162,233381 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010281.50444 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201818.2%552 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201811.2%700 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201333 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20192.6%2785 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016875.802410 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201617.1%3032 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20164.902864 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201852.1%1343 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20168208 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201511.5%2369 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201819.7%1433 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$313,066,000.00417 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201194.75989 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)200771.6%460 of 1057
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)201411196 of 1196
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.72923 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$155,309.06487 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$4,110,198,000.00299 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.0%1428 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201233.1%1181 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201812710 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-20182137 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201814697 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20104,316260 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2019522.242967 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$179,000,000.00479 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$6,200,000,000.00272 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$270,000,000.00315 of 2178
Population (County)2050365,000259 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$249,388.00379 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050207,000290 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205021,000373 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050474183 of 2780
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