Living in Beaufort, SC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Beaufort SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Beaufort, SC Crime Report

662
Total Crimes
4,755.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.17%
Above National Average

Beaufort, SC Cost Of Living

103
Beaufort's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Beaufort, South Carolina Info Snack

Beaufort (/bjufrt/ BEW-frt, a different pronunciation from that used by the city with the same name in North Carolina) is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Chartered in 1711, it is the second-oldest city in South Carolina, behind Charleston. The city's population was 12,361 in the 2010 census. It is a primary city within the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
13,336
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
20.8%
Median Home
$205,000
Median Income
$49,583
Median Rent
$945

Beaufort, SC Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Beaufort in South Carolina

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9

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Map Of Beaufort, SC

Population over time in Beaufort

Year Population % Change
2017 13,336 -0.6%
2016 13,413 2.6%
2015 13,074 1.8%
2014 12,839 1.1%
2013 12,702 1.0%
2012 12,582 0.5%
2011 12,522 0.3%
2010 12,489 -0.0%
2009 12,492 -
Crime/100k Beaufort SC USA
Violent Crime 581.9 488.3 368.9
Murder 7.2 7.7 5.0
Robbery 129.3 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 409.5 362.8 246.8
Property Crime 4173.9 3017.6 2199.5
Burglary 560.3 579.7 376.0
Larceny 3477.0 2156.0 1594.6
Car Theft 136.5 281.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Beaufort

White
59.8% (7,975)
African American
27.6% (3,680)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.9% (256)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.9% (660)
Hispanic
5.7% (759)
Race Beaufort SC USA
White 59.8% 63.7% 61.1%
African American 27.6% 26.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.9% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.7% 5.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Beaufort, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
11.1% (147,564)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (84,953)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (117,224)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (117,224)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (202,177)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (259,548)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.2% (95,986)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.8% (171,009)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.1% (81,919)
$200,000 or more
4.2% (55,991)
Income Beaufort SC USA
Less than $10,000 11.1% 7.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 5.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 10.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 11.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.2% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.8% 12.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.1% 4.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.2% 4.0% 7.0%

Gender in Beaufort

Female
52.0% (6,937)
Male
48.0% (6,399)
Gender Beaufort SC USA
Female 52.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Beaufort for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (400)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (666)
High School / GED
24.0% (3,200)
Some College
23.0% (3,067)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,600)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (2,533)
Master's Degree
9.0% (1,200)
Professional Degree
3.0% (400)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (266)
Education Beaufort SC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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