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Kiawah Island is a town in Charleston County, in the Charleston metro area.

The latitude of Kiawah Island is 32.608N. The longitude is -80.085W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,110.


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Median household income
Local
$76,114
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kiawah Island demographic reports
Kiawah Island is in the Atlantic Ocean
Female sea turtles come ashore here in the summer to lay their eggs
Filming location for:
· 2000 movie, "The Legend of Bagger Vance"
Local festivals include:
  • Blues by the Sea - May 12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kiawah Island web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Beachwalker Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kiawah Island demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Charleston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charleston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29455 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Kiawah Island residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kiawah Island ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kiawah Island was $47,782, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

75% of Kiawah Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Kiawah Island festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Kiawah Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,375.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,426.


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Politics

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

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The average commute time for Kiawah Island workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Kiawah Island include Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

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