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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 $64,148 in 2017, the latest figures available. Dorchester County median household income is $13,578 higher than the median South Carolina household income and $3,812 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Dorchester County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
South Carolina $50,570 +0.01% +7.86%
Dorchester County $64,148 +8.95% +9.98%

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

The current median household income for Dorchester is $64,148. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $70,765 and is now $6,617 (9.35%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,905 in 2011, real median household income for Dorchester has now grown by $9,243 (16.83%).

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Dorchester County

Date US South Carolina Dorchester County
2017 $60,336 $50,570 $64,148
2016 $58,856 $50,566 $58,877
2015 $57,709 $48,876 $56,412
2014 $55,613 $46,887 $58,329
2013 $55,072 $46,548 $57,530
2012 $54,948 $46,108 $57,371
2011 $55,162 $46,277 $54,905
2010 $56,388 $47,342 $57,359
2009 $57,519 $48,609 $59,714
2008 $59,382 $50,932 $70,765
2007 $60,135 $51,352 $63,898
2006 $59,051 $50,092 $61,343

Dorchester County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Dorchester County was $81,834 in 2017. Compared to the median South Carolina family income, Dorchester County median family income is $19,402 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Dorchester County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Dorchester County South Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
South Carolina $62,432 -0.68% +6.63%
Dorchester County $81,834 +18.01% +17.07%

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

At $81,834, the median family income for Dorchester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Dorchester County

Date US South Carolina Dorchester County
2017 $73,891 $62,432 $81,834
2016 $72,591 $62,859 $69,343
2015 $70,627 $61,338 $72,491
2014 $68,313 $58,550 $69,902
2013 $67,488 $57,639 $68,944
2012 $66,880 $56,437 $66,585
2011 $67,126 $57,061 $63,287
2010 $68,289 $58,256 $68,687
2009 $69,958 $60,021 $71,591
2008 $72,321 $63,531 $78,489
2007 $72,500 $62,710 $73,525
2006 $71,330 $61,346 $69,771

Dorchester County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Dorchester County was $29,357 in 2017. Compared to the median South Carolina per capita income, Dorchester County median per capita income is $1,448 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Dorchester County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Dorchester County South Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
South Carolina $27,909 +1.13% +9.48%
Dorchester County $29,357 +5.11% +13.65%

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

At $29,357, the per capita income for Dorchester was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Dorchester County

Date US South Carolina Dorchester County
2017 $32,397 $27,909 $29,357
2016 $31,798 $27,597 $27,929
2015 $31,019 $26,516 $28,306
2014 $29,942 $25,493 $25,831
2013 $29,706 $24,966 $25,374
2012 $29,221 $25,025 $25,954
2011 $29,173 $24,683 $24,637
2010 $29,361 $24,932 $25,926
2009 $30,246 $25,780 $27,681
2008 $31,488 $27,051 $28,419
2007 $31,629 $27,421 $27,829
2006 $30,795 $26,661 $25,369