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Edisto Beach, SC
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Living in Edisto Beach

Edisto Beach is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,035 people and two associated neighborhoods, Edisto Beach is the 184th largest community in South Carolina.

Edisto Beach real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Edisto Beach house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

A relatively large number of people in Edisto Beach telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 21.52% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Another notable thing is that Edisto Beach is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Edisto Beach has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Edisto Beach has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Edisto Beach than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Edisto Beach may be for you.

One of the nice things about Edisto Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Edisto Beach is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Edisto Beach. 52.16% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Edisto Beach in 2018 was $70,405, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $281,620 for a family of four.

The people who call Edisto Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Edisto Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Edisto Beach include English, German, Irish, French, and European.

The most common language spoken in Edisto Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.

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