Hilton Head Island–Beaufort micropolitan area

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Location of the Hilton Head Island-Beaufort Micropolitan Statistical Area in South Carolina

The Hilton Head Island–Beaufort Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of the two southernmost counties in the Lowcountry region of South Carolina, anchored by the town of Hilton Head Island and the city of Beaufort.

As of the 2010 census, the μSA had a population of 187,010.[1]




As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 141,615 people, 52,574 households, and 38,147 families residing within the μSA. The racial makeup of the μSA was 66.53% White, 28.17% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.92% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.64% of the population.

The median income for a household in the μSA was $38,860, and the median income for a family was $44,749. Males had a median income of $29,974 versus $23,170 for females. The per capita income for the μSA was $19,769.

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