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Population (year 2000): 33,862. Estimated population in July 2005: 34,497 (+1.9% change)
Males: 16,947 (50.0%), Females: 16,915 (50.0%)

Beaufort County

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Median resident age: 46.0 years
Median household income: $60,438 (year 2000)
Median house value: $319,800 (year 2000)

Hilton Head Island, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hilton Head Island:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.0%)
  • Hispanic (11.5%)
  • Black (8.3%)
  • Other race (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.6%), English (16.7%), Irish (14.5%), United States (6.3%), Italian (6.0%), Scottish (3.8%).Head Island, South Carolina

Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 42.1 square miles

Hilton

For population 25 years and over in Hilton Head Island

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hilton Head Island town

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

12.7% Foreign born (8.8% Latin America, 2.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +10,094 (+42.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: GA Savannah, (26.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Jacksonville, (143.2 miles pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (663.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: SC Bluffton, (10.9 miles Island, SC (10.9 miles Parris Island, GA Tybee (14.0 miles Point, SC (14.1 miles Shell Royal, SC (14.6 miles Port SC (17.1 miles Burton, SC (17.9 miles Beaufort, Bay, SC (19.6 miles Laurel


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 425 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 1997: 444 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 1998: 474 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 1999: 494 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2000: 456 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2001: 459 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2002: 441 buildings, average cost: $363,300
  • 2003: 292 buildings, average cost: $386,300
  • 2004: 290 buildings, average cost: $395,100
  • 2005: 362 buildings, average cost: $397,800

Latitude: 32.18 N, Longitude: 80.74 W

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (19.0%), Construction (16.1%), Retail trade (12.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.1%), Educational,health and social services (12.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,235 (+24.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,533 (81.6%)

Average climate in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hilton

Hilton Head Island-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.4 miles away from the Hilton Head Island city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/25/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Main business address for: SEA PINES ASSOCIATES INC (HOTELS & MOTELS).


Hospital/medical center in Hilton Head Island:
  • HILTON HEAD HOSPITAL (25 HOSPITAL CENTER BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hilton Head Island:
  • BEAUFORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; BEAUFORT, SC)
  • GA REGIONAL HOSP SAV (about 25 miles; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • CANDLER HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; SAVANNAH, GA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hilton Head Island:
  • HILTON HEAD (about 5 miles; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; ID: HXD)
  • BEAUFORT MCAS /MERRITT FIELD/ (about 20 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; ID: NBC)
  • HUNTER AAF (about 30 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; ID: SVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hilton Head Island:
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY (about 17 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; ID: 73J)
  • RIDGELAND (about 27 miles; RIDGELAND, SC; ID: 3J1)
  • SAVANNAH/HILTON HEAD INTERNATIONAL (about 32 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; ID: SAV)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15 $61,011 $48,808 0 $0
Other Government Administration 41 $199,273 $58,323 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $16,209 $48,627 2 $3,175
Firefighters 117 $421,500 $43,230 0 $0
Fire - Other 22 $84,586 $46,137 2 $3,859
Streets and Highways 6 $31,959 $63,918 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 12 $34,300 $34,300 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 36 $133,757 $44,585 0 $0
Totals for Government 253 $982,595 $46,605 4 $7,034
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hilton Head Island:
  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (about 27 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,565)
  • ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; FT enrollment: 3,945)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 70 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 70 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 9,756)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,191)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 73 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 5,925)
  • GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; STATESBORO, GA; FT enrollment: 12,724)

Notable locations in Hilton Head Island: South Beach Marina (A), Baynard Ruins (B), Palmetto Bay Marina (C), Fort Mitchell Site (D), Shelter Cove Marina (E), Broad Creek Marina (F), Sea Pines Plantation (G), Sea Pines Club (H), Beaufort County Courthouse Annex (I), Hilton Head Town Hall (J).

Shopping Centers: Matthews Point North Shopping Center (1), Palmetto Bay Shopping Center (2), South Island Square Shopping Center (3), Palmetto Highlands Triangle Square Shopping Center (4), Coligny Plaza Shopping Center (5), Harbour Town Shopping Center (6), Port Royal Plaza Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Hilton Head Island include: Central Oak Grove Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Mount Calvary Church (C), Saint James Church (D), First African Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Queen Chapel (G).

Cemeteries: Braddocks Point Cemetery (1), Baynard Tomb (2), Opossum Point Cemetery (3), Jenkins Island Cemetery (4), Lawton Cemetery (5), Drayton Cemetery (6), Elliot Cemetery (7).

Lakes and swamps: Beach Pond (A), Seabrook Pond (B), Buoy Path Pond (C), White Ibis Pond (D), Whooping Crane Pond (E).

Creeks: Point Comfort Creek (A), Fish Haul Creek (B), Lawton Creek (C), Park Creek (D), Heddy Gutter Creek (E), Coggin Creek (F), Old House Creek (G), Calibogue Creek (H), Broad Creek (I).

Parks in Hilton Head Island include: Sea Pines Forest Preserve (1), Coligny Circle (2).

Beaches: Singleton Beach (A), Bradley Beach (B), Folly Field Beach (C).


Hilton Head Island compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Hilton Head Island:
  • WFXH (1130 AM; 1 kW; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WNFO (1430 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RIDGELAND, SC)
  • WVGB (1490 AM; 1 kW; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: VIVIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Hilton Head Island:
  • WLOW (107.9 FM; PORT ROYAL, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXH-FM (106.1 FM; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGZR (106.9 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFS (91.9 FM; PORT WENTWORTH, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • WGZO (103.1 FM; PARRIS ISLAND, SC; Owner: ZIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WAGP (88.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF BEAUFORT, INC)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W218BX (91.5 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWVV (104.9 FM; RIDGELAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEAS-FM (93.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLXP (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN MULTIMEDIA NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Hilton Head Island:
  • W53BX (Channel 53; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: WHHI-TV, INC.)
  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W19CH (Channel 19; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W35AY (Channel 35; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MYRON K. HINES)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • W32BJ (Channel 32; BEAUFORT, ETC., SC; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W55AW (Channel 55; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • WXSX-LP (Channel 13; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W57CT (Channel 57; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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