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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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Read the city profile and blog posts from local real estate and community experts. See how home prices are trending over the past few years and get the latest homes for sale listings.

The EPA map on page 3 shows superfund cleanups in the area and the interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Boardwalk on golf course at Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina


Hilton Head Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Beaufort County blank blank blank 162,233
Hilton Head 23,694 33,862 37,099 39,412



Hilton Head
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2015 .$410,361-1.2%
Apr $386,150 . .
Mar $462,078 . .
Feb $356,667 . .
Jan $433,125 . .
2014 .$415,462-4.5%
2013 .$435,1730.7%
2012 .$432,0682.5%
2011 . $421,607 -7.2%
2010 . $454,539 -2.9%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2015)
. Hilton Head GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $410,361 $354,000
Nearest Big City Charleston na
Home Sales Price in Charleston $225,000 $265,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 147% of Charleston home prices 133%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2015)
. Hilton Head GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $410,361 $354,000
Monthly Rent $1,192 $1,336
Price/Rent Index 23.1 times the annual rent 17.7



Hilton Head
Cost of Living (2015)
121% GPTR 99 City Average
115%



Hilton Head Taxes
(2013)
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 7.1% -- 18* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 99 days 43* -- 109 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Hilton Head Building Permits
(single family homes)
2013 161
2012 63
2011 44
2010 41
2009 21



Hilton Head Interactive Maps


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