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Retire To Hilton Head, SC
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Hilton Head, South Carolina is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina


Hilton Head Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Beaufort County blank blank blank 183,149
Hilton Head 23,694 33,862 37,099 40,500



Hilton Head
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2017 .$438,6560.4%
Aug $429,814 . .
May $461,879 . .
Apr $425,261 . .
Mar $408,434 . .
Feb $383,870 . .
Jan $500,052 . .
2016 .$437,0206.0%
2015 .$412,361-0.7%
2014 .$415,462-4.5%
2013 . $435,173 0.7%
2012 . $432,068 2.5%
2011 . $421,607 -7.2%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2017)
. Hilton Head GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $438,656 $425,000
Nearest Big City Charleston na
Home Sales Price in Charleston $278,000 $319,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 128% of Charleston home prices 103%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2017)
. Hilton Head GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $438,656 $425,000
Monthly Rent $1,398 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 21.1 times the annual rent 18.2



Hilton Head
Cost of Living (2017)
107% GPTR 99 City Average
109%



Hilton Head Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.2% -- 18* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 102 days 43* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Hilton Head Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 118
2015 93
2014 146
2013 161
2012 63
2011 44
2010 41



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