The small city of Goose Creek, South Carolina is home to slightly less than 40,000 residents. Young adults aged 15-24 can expect to feel welcome, as they account for an above-average percentage of the population, while retirees account for a smaller percentage of the city. With an average age of just over 34, the city's residents skew notably younger than most cities in South Carolina. Only 32% of residents rent in Goose Creek, as most own their homes. The average rent for Goose Creek is $303/month more than the state average.
Among residents older than 25 in Goose Creek, 11% possess a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Goose Creek: retail, manufacturing, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 17% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Goose Creek workers take home an average annual income of about $73K, more than the South Carolina average. However, Goose Creek's average income is fairly average compared to the national level of $73,345.
Goose Creek residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Many residents (44%) commute to work by car, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking (5%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number far exceeds the national average.