Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC

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Population

159,510

3.73% growth

Median Age

36.2


Median Household Income

$54,819

4.17% growth

Poverty Rate

12.9%


Number of Employees

71,259

5.17% growth

Median Property Value

$159,300

4.87% growth

About

In 2017, Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC had a population of 160k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $54,819. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew from 153,770 to 159,510, a 3.73% increase and its median household income grew from $52,623 to $54,819, a 4.17% increase.

The population of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is 65.8% White Alone, 24% Black or African American Alone, and 5.21% Hispanic or Latino. 6.03% of the people in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is $159,300, and the homeownership rate is 71.2%. Most people in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC employs 71.3k people. The largest industries in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC are Elementary & secondary schools (4,826 people), Construction (4,671 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,316 people), and the highest paying industries are Aluminum production & processing ($117,072), Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($109,600), and Other professional, scientific & technical services ($90,337).

Median household income in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is $54,819. Males in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,443. The income inequality in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.412, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,819

2017 value

± $1,356

4.17%

1 Year Growth

± 3.54%

Households in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC have a median annual income of $54,819, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,623 in 2016, which represents a 4.17% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,750

Average Male Salary

± $6,621

$40,443

Average Female Salary

± $4,339

In 2017, full-time male employees in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $50,502 ± $49,301

  2. White

    $46,096 ± $4,646

  3. Other

    $37,402 ± $15,433

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.412

2017 Wage GINI

0.406

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was 0.412 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.53% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC with a value of $75,053, followed by Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC and Charleston City PUMA, SC, with respective values of $65,835 and $62,819.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC (20.3k out of 157k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    10,078 ± 785

  2. Black

    8,065 ± 833

  3. Hispanic

    1,548 ± 323

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

71.3k

2017 Value

5.17%

1 Year growth

± 5.17%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 5.17%, from 67.8k employees to 71.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,271 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,165 people), and Cashiers (2,153 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,271 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,165 people), and Cashiers (2,153 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Crane & tower operators (6.61 times higher than expected), Aircraft mechanics & service technicians (5.21 times), and Respiratory therapists (3.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($210,388), Construction managers ($126,579), and Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers ($114,902).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

71.3k

2017 Value

5.17%

1 Year growth

± 5.17%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 5.17%, from 67.8k employees to 71.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,826 people), Construction (4,671 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,316 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, though some of these residents may live in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,826 people), Construction (4,671 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,316 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of Aircraft & parts manufacturing (7.4 times higher than expected), Fabric mills, except knitting mills (5.43 times), and Cement, concrete, lime, & gypsum product manufacturing (5.17 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC, by average salary, are Aluminum production & processing ($117,072), Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($109,600), and Other professional, scientific & technical services ($90,337).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $15.9B

  2. $15.2B

  3. $11.7B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Plastics/rubber with $15.9B, followed by Machinery ($15.2B) and Mixed freight ($11.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$163B

2015 Value

$244B

Projected 2045 Value

49.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound South Carolina trade was $163B. This is expected to increase 49.4% to $244B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $22.2B

  2. $13.4B

  3. $5.71B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $22.2B, followed by Georgia with $13.4B and Tennessee and $5.71B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC see 1483 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.1%). Additionally, Lee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,483 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,483 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1,488 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,311

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,235

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,491

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,298

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 20.1% prevalence

  2. 19.6% prevalence

  3. 18.7% prevalence

Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina, at 20.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is home to a population of 160k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is composed of 105k White Alone residents (65.8%), 38.4k Black or African American Alone residents (24%), 8.32k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.21%), 4.29k Two or More Races residents (2.69%), 2.19k Asian Alone residents (1.37%), 888 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.557%), 307 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.192%), and 134 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.084%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC are Spanish (5,575 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (614 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (596 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was 36.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

4.18%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

6.43k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was 4.18%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,304 ± 883 people

  2. Philippines

    750 ± 671 people

  3. China

    588 ± 594 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was Mexico, the natal country of 1,304 Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC residents, followed by Philippines with 750 and China with 588.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

98%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    105k ± 1.68k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    38.4k ± 1.51k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8.32k ± 1.04k

In 2017, there were 2.74 times more White Alone residents (105k people) in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.4k Black or African American Alone and 8.32k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    5,575 speakers (3.74%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    614 speakers (0.411%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    596 speakers (0.399%)

6.03% of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was Spanish. 3.74% of the overall population of Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC are native Spanish speakers. 0.411% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.399% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,863 ± 468

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,992 ± 546

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    3,089 ± 473

Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was $159,300 in 2017, which is 0.732 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $151,900 to $159,300, a 4.87% increase. The homeownership rate in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is 71.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC have an average commute time of 28.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$54,819

Median Household Income

± $1,356

56.4k

Number of Households

± 1,684

In 2017, the median household income of the 56.4k households in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew to $54,819 from the previous year's value of $52,623.

The following chart displays the households in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$159,300

2017 Median

± $3,049

$151,900

2016 Median

± $2,958

In 2017, the median property value in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC grew to to $159,300 from the previous year's value of $151,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.2%

2017 Homeownership

70.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.2% of the housing units in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC have a longer commute time (28.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.31% of the workforce in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.4%

  2. Carpooled

    9.02%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.63%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Summerville Town & Ladson PUMA, SC was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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