Beech Island is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 9,060 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Beech Island is the 53rd largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Beech Island isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Beech Island are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Beech Island is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beech Island who work in food service (11.11%), management occupations (9.99%), and office and administrative support (8.60%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Beech Island has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Beech Island a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Beech Island doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Beech Island with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.72% of adults in Beech Island have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Beech Island in 2010 was $25,651, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,604 for a family of four. However, Beech Island contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Beech Island is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Beech Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beech Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Beech Island include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Beech Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.