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Independent Living in South Carolina

South Carolina has 830 total senior care providers. This includes 186 independent living communities. With costs of independent living communities in South Carolina typically ranging between $511 and $3,250 monthly, the average annual cost runs around $18,966. The monthly nationwide average cost is around $1,925.

The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufor metropolitan area generally has the highest independent living expenses in South Carolina, with prices ranging between $963 per month and $2,719 per month and an average annual cost of about $24,420. The lowest independent living prices in South Carolina are around the Florence area. Here, they range from $770 to $2,695 per month, with a median annual expense of approximately $11,794.

The SeniorScore™ for South Carolina is 72. With a combined population of approximately 4,625,364, the state ranks as the 24th biggest state in the nation. Within this population, about 28% are 55 years of age or older. On average, residents have a life expectancy of approximately 77 years.

The mean household income in South Carolina is $59,641, with a median income of approximately $45,630, and per capita earnings of roughly $23,907 annually. It has an average overall cost of living and currently has an unemployment rate of around 10.25%.

Average temperatures in South Carolina typically range between 50.6 and 73.7 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a mild climate, with an average annual temperature of around 62.7 degrees.

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