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Dorchester County South Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Dorchester County South Carolina area was $68,200 in 2019, the latest figures available. Dorchester County median household income is $11,973 higher than the median South Carolina household income and $2,488 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Dorchester County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Dorchester County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Dorchester County South Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
South Carolina $56,227 +5.58% +6.62%
Dorchester County $68,200 +0.82% +11.07%

Trends in Dorchester County, SC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Dorchester is $68,200. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $73,804 and is now $5,604 (7.59%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,263 in 2011, real median household income for Dorchester has now grown by $10,937 (19.10%).

Real Median Household Income: Dorchester County, South Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Dorchester County

Date US South Carolina Dorchester County
2019 $65,712 $56,227 $68,200
2018 $63,059 $53,254 $67,642
2017 $62,927 $52,741 $66,902
2016 $61,383 $52,737 $61,404
2015 $60,187 $50,975 $58,834
2014 $58,001 $48,900 $60,833
2013 $57,437 $48,547 $60,000
2012 $57,307 $48,088 $59,835
2011 $57,531 $48,264 $57,263
2010 $58,809 $49,375 $59,822
2009 $59,988 $50,696 $62,278

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Dorchester County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Dorchester County was $86,214 in 2019. Compared to the median South Carolina family income, Dorchester County median family income is $15,677 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Dorchester County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Dorchester County South Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
South Carolina $70,537 +5.38% +7.60%
Dorchester County $86,214 +3.28% +19.21%

Trends in Dorchester County, SC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $86,214, the median family income for Dorchester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Dorchester County, South Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Dorchester County

Date US South Carolina Dorchester County
2019 $80,944 $70,537 $86,214
2018 $77,786 $66,933 $83,479
2017 $77,064 $65,113 $85,348
2016 $75,707 $65,557 $72,320
2015 $73,660 $63,972 $75,604
2014 $71,246 $61,064 $72,903
2013 $70,386 $60,115 $71,904
2012 $69,752 $58,860 $69,444
2011 $70,009 $59,511 $66,005
2010 $71,221 $60,757 $71,636
2009 $72,962 $62,598 $74,665

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Dorchester County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Dorchester County was $30,825 in 2019. Compared to the median South Carolina per capita income, Dorchester County median per capita income is $470 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Dorchester County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Dorchester County South Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
South Carolina $31,295 +6.15% +8.73%
Dorchester County $30,825 -3.60% +5.83%

Trends in Dorchester County, SC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Dorchester is $30,825. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $31,976 and is now $1,151 (3.60%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Dorchester County, South Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Dorchester County

Date US South Carolina Dorchester County
2019 $35,672 $31,295 $30,825
2018 $34,444 $29,482 $31,976
2017 $33,788 $29,107 $30,617
2016 $33,163 $28,782 $29,128
2015 $32,351 $27,654 $29,521
2014 $31,228 $26,587 $26,940
2013 $30,982 $26,038 $26,464
2012 $30,476 $26,099 $27,069
2011 $30,425 $25,743 $25,696
2010 $30,622 $26,003 $27,039
2009 $31,545 $26,887 $28,870

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