Folly Beach Information

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: Isle of Palms, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, North Charleston, SC, Seabrook Island, SC, Johns Island, SC, Charleston, SC, Rockville, SC, Kiawah Island, SC, Wadmalaw Island, SC, Sullivan's Island, 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%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (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: Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks,
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes,
NCAA Sports: Charleston Southern University, The Citadel, College of Charleston

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