Beech Island, SC


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Beech Island is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 8,713 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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beech Island who work in office and administrative support (15.55%), sales jobs (9.36%), and healthcare (8.05%).

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 citizens of Beech Island are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.11% of adults in Beech Island have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Beech Island in 2010 was $20,031, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,124 for a family of four. However, Beech Island contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Beech Island is a very 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, English, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Beech Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

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