Hilton Head Island Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Hilton Head Island Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
39,861

Age

Under 5 Years:
3.4%
5 - 17:
11.1%
18 - 24:
3.7%
25 - 34:
8.5%
35 - 54:
19.9%
55 - 64:
17.9%
Over 65 Years:
35.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
1.7%
1.7%
High School Graduates
94.0%
94.0%
College Graduated
52.8%
52.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Hilton Head Island
$51,773
$51,773
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Hilton Head Island
$73,972
$73,972
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.1%

Employment Industries in Hilton Head Island

 
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Accommodation
13.9%
13.9%
Retail
10.9%
10.9%
Healthcare
9.7%
9.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
8.7%
8.7%
Construction
7.7%
7.7%
Education
7.5%
7.5%
Real estate
6.8%
6.8%
Arts
6.8%
6.8%
Administration
6.5%
6.5%
Other
4.4%
4.4%
Manufacturing
4.1%
4.1%
Finance
3.8%
3.8%
Transportation
2.9%
2.9%
Information Technology
2.8%
2.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
79.4%
79.4%
Black Or African American
7.0%
7.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
0.7%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
0.8%
0.8%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
11.8%
11.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
17.2%
17.2%
Irish
16.9%
16.9%
English
14.5%
14.5%
Italian
7.5%
7.5%
Scottish
3.8%
3.8%
French
3.0%
3.0%
Polish
2.8%
2.8%
European
1.8%
1.8%
Norwegian
1.7%
1.7%
Scots-Irish
1.7%
1.7%
Dutch
1.7%
1.7%
Swedish
1.2%
1.2%
Greek
1.2%
1.2%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
British
1.1%
1.1%
French Canadian
1.0%
1.0%
Hungarian
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Ukrainian
0.6%
0.6%
Austrian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
87.2%
87.2%
Spanish
10.2%
10.2%
Other Indo-European
0.9%
0.9%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Serbo-Croatian
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Hilton Head Island Residents:
10.9%