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Folly Beach is a city in Charleston County, in the Charleston metro area.

The latitude of Folly Beach is 32.655N. The longitude is -79.94W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,197.


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Median household income
Local
$46,935
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Folly Beach demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 17. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 7.6 per 1,000 people.

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18% of Folly Beach residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Folly Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Folly Beach was $30,493, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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51% of Folly Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Folly Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $694.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,321.


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Libraries in Folly Beach include Folly Beach Branch Library ... View libraries

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Charleston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Folly Beach political report.

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The average commute time for Folly Beach workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Folly Beach include Holiday Inn.

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