Folly Beach Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Folly Beach, SC

General Folly Beach Information

State: South Carolina

County: Charleston County

Close cities: Sullivan's Island, SC, Kiawah Island, SC, Seabrook Island, SC, North Charleston, SC, Rockville, SC, Charleston, SC, Wadmalaw Island, SC, Johns Island, SC, Isle of Palms, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC

Folly Beach Population (census data)
Total 2,333 (+11.5% since 2000)
Male 1,190 (51.0%)
Female 1,143 (49.0%)

Population Density: 190 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 112.3 (US Avg is 100)

Folly Beach Elevation: 10 feet above sea level

Land Area: 12.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $59,461

Zip Codes: 29439.

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Folly Beach Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.1%)
  • Irish (15.9%)
  • English (13.2%)
  • United States (9.6%)
  • Italian (6.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.2%)
Foriegn Born: 50 people (2.1%)
  • Europe (76.2%)
  • North America (23.8%)

Local Folly Beach Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers, Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Charleston Southern University, The Citadel, College of Charleston

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