Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area SC Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 217,551
Daytime Population: Workers 99,209
Daytime Population: Residents 118,950
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 218,159
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 211,180
Population in Familes 171,899
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,371
Population Density2 177
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $57,017
Average Household Income $81,931
Per Capita Income $32,520


Total Housing Units 116,586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59,411 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,618 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 31,557 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $280,756
Average Home Value $372,192


Total Households 85,029
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 58,616
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.11% 2.08%
Households 2.04% 2.12%
Families 1.87% 2.01%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.32%