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Population (year 2000): 12,950. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,058 (-6.9% change)
Males: 6,907 (53.3%), Females: 6,043 (46.7%)

Beaufort County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.1 years
Median household income: $36,532 (year 2000)
Median house value: $111,600 (year 2000)

Beaufort, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Beaufort:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.7%)
  • Black (25.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (13.4%), English (12.4%), Irish (11.5%), United States (6.2%), French (4.3%), Scottish (3.5%).South Carolina

Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 18.6 square miles

Beaufort,

For population 25 years and over in Beaufort

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaufort city

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

3.1% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,942 (+29.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Jacksonville, (160.6 miles pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (647.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Royal, SC (3.3 miles Port SC (3.4 miles Burton, Point, SC (4.9 miles Shell Island, SC (7.1 miles Parris Bay, SC (7.2 miles Laurel Head Island, SC Hilton (17.9 miles SC (20.4 miles Ridgeland, SC Bluffton, (20.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 69 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 1997: 92 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 1999: 85 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2003: 67 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2005: 69 buildings, average cost: $209,900

Latitude: 32.43 N, Longitude: 80.69 W

Area code: 843

Beaufort, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.1%), Retail trade (13.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.5%), Construction (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,340 (+64.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,010 (60.3%)

Crime in Beaufort by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1
    per 100,000 7.7 7.7 7.7
Rapes 6 9 4
    per 100,000 46.3 69.5 30.9
Robberies 40 44 37
    per 100,000 308.9 339.8 285.7
Assaults 124 105 166
    per 100,000 957.5 810.8 1281.9
Burglaries 161 161 168
    per 100,000 1243.2 1243.2 1297.3
Thefts 614 639 567
    per 100,000 4741.3 4934.4 4378.4
Auto thefts 53 47 45
    per 100,000 409.3 362.9 347.5
619.8 613.1 655.9

Average climate in Beaufort, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Beaufort,

Beaufort-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/1998, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Beaufort city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused $360,000 in damages.

On 4/9/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 44.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Robert Barnwell - (1761-1814), congressman from South Carolina, Robert Woodward Barnwell, Trent Drafts - College basketball player (Char. Southern Buccaneers), Francis R. Lubbock - (1861-1863), Texas Governor.


Hospital/medical center in Beaufort:
  • BEAUFORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (955 RIBAUT RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Beaufort:
  • HILTON HEAD HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC)
  • COLLETON MEDICAL CENTER (about 33 miles; WALTERBORO, SC)
  • HAMPTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 37 miles; VARNVILLE, SC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Beaufort:
  • BEAUFORT MCAS /MERRITT FIELD/ (about 4 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; ID: NBC)
  • HILTON HEAD (about 15 miles; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; ID: HXD)
  • SAVANNAH/HILTON HEAD INTERNATIONAL (about 42 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; ID: SAV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Beaufort:
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY (about 5 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; ID: 73J)
  • RIDGELAND (about 21 miles; RIDGELAND, SC; ID: 3J1)
  • LOWCOUNTRY RGNL (about 34 miles; WALTERBORO, SC; ID: RBW)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 5 $9,505 $22,812 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $7,935 $31,740 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $36,385 $48,513 5 $2,145
Financial Administration 13 $40,255 $37,158 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $6,735 $40,410 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 49 $163,314 $39,995 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $10,532 $25,276 6 $2,504
Firefighters 35 $102,141 $35,019 0 $0
Fire - Other 7 $19,793 $33,930 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 20 $38,025 $22,815 0 $0
Totals for Government 148 $434,619 $35,239 11 $4,649
Colleges/Universities in Beaufort:
  • TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF THE LOWCOUNTRY (Full-time enrollment: 934; Location: 921 RIBAUT RD; Public; Website: www.tcl-tec-sc-us.org)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT BEAUFORT (FT enrollment: 698; Location: 801 CARTERET ST; Public; Website: www.sc.edu/beaufort/)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaufort:
  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (about 42 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,565)
  • ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; FT enrollment: 3,945)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 57 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 57 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 5,925)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,191)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 58 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 9,756)
  • CITADEL MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 65 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,701)
Public high schools in Beaufort:
  • BEAUFORT HIGH (Students: 1,593; Location: 2501 MOSSY OAKS RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BATTERY CREEK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,534; Location: 1 BLUE DOLPHIN DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Beaufort:
  • BEAUFORT ACADEMY INC (Students: 382; Location: 240 SAMS POINT ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Beaufort:
  • LADY'S ISLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 705; Location: 30 COUGAR DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • COOSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 627; Location: 45 MIDDLE RD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BEAUFORT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 2501 MOSSY OAKS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BROAD RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 474 BROAD RIVER BLVD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SHELL POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 81 SAVANNAH HWY.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MOSSY OAKS ELEMENTARY (Students: 448; Location: 2510 MOSSY OAKS RD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 1800 PRINCE STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LADYS ISLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 410; Location: 73 CHOWAN CREEK BLUFF; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Beaufort:
  • ST PETER-BEAUFORT (Students: 192; Location: 70 LADYS ISLAND DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • E C MONTESSORI AND GRADE SCHOO (Students: 32; Location: PO BOX 1438; Grades: UG - UG)
  • MOSSY OAKS KINDERGARTEN - PRES (Students: 31; Location: 2218 MOSSY OAKS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BEAUFORT SDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: PO BOX 187; Grades: 1 - 7)
Library in Beaufort:
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,076,765; Location: 311 SCOTT STREET; 166,195 books; 7,948 audio materials; 8,944 video materials; 484 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Beaufort: Beaufort Business Center (A), Beaufort Yacht Club (B), Beaufort Artillery Arsenal (C), Beaufort City Hall (D), Beaufort County Courthouse (E), Beaufort County Jail (F), Beaufort Township Library (G), Verdier House Museum (H), Elliott House Museum (I).

Shopping Centers: Beaufort Plaza Shopping Center (1), Jean Ribaut Square Shopping Center (2), Cross Creek Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Beaufort include: Highway 170 Church of Christ (A), Calvary Church (B), Carteret Street United Methodist Church (C), Central Baptist Church (D), Lawson Temple (E), Allen Church (F), Grace Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Saint Johns Church (H).

Cemeteries: Beaufort Memorial Gardens (1), Beaufort National Cemetery (2), Citizens Cemetery (3), Beth Israel Cemetery (4), Evergreen Cemetery (5), Bethlehem Cemetery (6).

Creeks: Mulligan Creek (A), Salt Creek (B), Broomfield Creek (C).

Parks in Beaufort include: Arthur Horne Nature Park (1), Waterfront Park (2), Calhoun Thomas Memorial Gardens (3), Beaufort Historic District (4).

Beaches: Burckmyers Beach (A), Burkmeyer Beach (B).

Post office: (A).  


Beaufort compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Beaufort:
  • WVGB (1490 AM; 1 kW; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: VIVIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFXH (1130 AM; 1 kW; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNFO (1430 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RIDGELAND, SC)
  • WALD (1080 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Beaufort:
  • WAGP (88.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF BEAUFORT, INC)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGZO (103.1 FM; PARRIS ISLAND, SC; Owner: ZIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFXH-FM (106.1 FM; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGZR (106.9 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLOW (107.9 FM; PORT ROYAL, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWVV (104.9 FM; RIDGELAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFS (91.9 FM; PORT WENTWORTH, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
TV broadcast stations around Beaufort:
  • W19CH (Channel 19; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W32BJ (Channel 32; BEAUFORT, ETC., SC; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W53BX (Channel 53; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: WHHI-TV, INC.)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • W35AY (Channel 35; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MYRON K. HINES)

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