Folly Beach

Charleston, SC Area Real Estate

Folly Beach is a city on Folly Island, in South Carolina, just south of Charleston. It’s home to Folly Beach Pier, stretching more than 1,000 feet into the ocean. Center Street is lined with surf and souvenir shops. Folly Beach County Park has picnic areas and a pelican rookery. Here you will discover the beauty and diversity of Folly Beach, SC fondly referred to by locals as the "Edge of America". From painted sunrises and sunsets, to rich history, good food and much more. As well as beaches an... d wildlife-rich habitats, Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve has views of Morris Island Lighthouse, completed in 1876.  Read more

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18.9 sq mi

Area

$774,300

The median home cost

2,712

Population

48 ft

Elevation above

Real Estate


Real Estate

$774,300

The median home cost in Folly Beach is Real Estate

+11.7%

Home appreciation the last 10 years

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Transportation


Transportation

26.4 minutes

Average Commute time

23.2 minutes

The National Average

Cost of Living


Cost of Living

172.8

Folly Beach cost of living

100

US average index


Folly Beach cost of living is 172.8 while the US average is 100. This means that Folly Beach is a bit more expensive compared to other areas

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Cost of LivingFolly BeachSouth CarolinaUSA
Overall 172.8 88.5 100
Grocery 111.2 95.8 100
Health 98.1 102.3 100
Housing 334.9 73.6 100
Median Home Cost $774,300 $170,100 $231,200
Utilities 101.9 103.9 100
Transportation 95.4 86.8 100
Miscellaneous 103 95.6 100

Job Market


Job Market

$54,142

The average salary

+0.7%

Job growth over the past years


Folly Beach has an unemployment rate of 4.4%. The US average is 6.0%.
Folly Beach has seen the job market increase by 0.7% over the last year.
Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.9%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.
The average income of a Folly Beach resident is $54,142 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.

$12,383

Folly Beach public schools spend per student

$12,383

The average school expenditure in the U.S


Usually residents of Folly Beach send their children to the following public schools:


James Island Elementary School

1872 Grimball Road

Charleston, SC 29412

jies.ccsdschools.com

843-762-8240


James Island Middle School

1484 Camp Road

Charleston, SC 29412

jims.ccsdschools.com

843-762-2784


James Island Charter High School

1000 Ft. Johnson Road

Charleston, SC 29412

jichs.ccsdschools.com

843-762-2754

Entertainment



Outdoor fun is unlimited in Folly Beach. There are so many amazing outdoor activities on Folly that you can enjoy all day and night.

  • Many amazing parks with beautiful sights

  • Museums and Galleries to visit

  • Sailing, Fishing

  • Bike riding

  • Different types of services near the beach areas

  • Rental services

Health


98.9

The annual Health Cost Index for the Folly Beach area

100

The US average


There are 478 physicians per 100,000 population in Folly Beach. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

The annual Health Cost Index for the Folly Beach area is 98.9 (lower=better). The US average is 100.
There is a list of Hospitals near and in Folly Beach

Folly Beach December 5, 2021
21
Listed
106
Avg. DOM
$834.57
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,200,000
Med. List Price
21 Properties
Page 1 of 2
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,000
Sq.Ft.
1946
Year Built
13
Days on Site
21031139
MLS
Great property on Folly beach just a few minutes to Center Street and all it has to offer. Single family home with multiple options on lot ZONED RESIDENTIAL TWO FAMILY and allows for 2 residential...
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,248
Sq.Ft.
1940
Year Built
17
Days on Site
21030863
MLS
Looking for the Folly Beach Lifestyle?? Look no further because this property is steps away from the beach. There is a structure on this property but most likely a tear down. The lot is just under a...
5
Beds
4
Baths
2,592
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
17
Days on Site
21030926
MLS
Welcome to the Folly Beach ''Wave'' house. This Craftsman style house is perfect if you are looking for either a primary home or a turn key rental. As you enter the home you will first notice the...
$579,900
Subdivision: Little Oak
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,543
Sq.Ft.
1983
Year Built
32
Days on Site
21029556
MLS
Welcome to your home away from home, 216 Little Oak Island Drive. You are less than a mile from Folly beach; yet removed from the tourist traffic and hustle and bustle. Little Oak Island is a...
$636,000
Subdivision: Turn Of River
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,477
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
32
Days on Site
21029636
MLS
Enjoy sunrise seeing Morris Island Lighthouse from the front porch. At the end the day there are sunset views from the screened porch at the rear. The rest of the day you have the options of using...
$589,500
Subdivision: Turn Of River
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,477
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
35
Days on Site
21029262
MLS
Looking for stunning waterfront living on Folly Beach? Well take a look at this gorgeous 3rd floor condominium at Turn of River. 3F has unbelievable views up & down the Folly River. Sit out on...
5
Beds
4
Baths
2,363
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
45
Days on Site
21028455
MLS
One of the highest-grossing oceanfront vacation rentals on Folly Beach; welcome to 1667 E Ashley Ave. With a proven revenue grossing over $250K/ year and $1,086/ night -- this is a rental machine,...
$528,000
Subdivision: Mariners Cay
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,100
Sq.Ft.
1984
Year Built
46
Days on Site
21028395
MLS
Welcome to ''Sunset Heaven,'' where the unobstructed 180 degree views of Folly River and Folly Creek provide the most awe inspiring sunset views. Rarely is there an opportunity to get into the Sunset...
8
Beds
4
Baths
3,870
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
59
Days on Site
21027316
MLS
Renovated, turnkey investment property located on Folly Beach South Carolina. Possessing 4 short term rental licenses, this quadruplex is one of a kind for the island as such properties rarely...
$4,500,000
Subdivision: Folly Beach
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
4,192
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
63
Days on Site
21026860
MLS
Imagine living in your dream beach front home where you can watch the sun rise and be just steps from the sand and surf. Imagine sweeping ocean views from your bed, dining room, great room or even...
$47,000
Subdivision: Sunset Cay Marina
2003
Year Built
73
Days on Site
21026038
MLS
A-4 is situated on the outside row of the marina which is the best location for sunset views. Lowest priced slip on Folly Beach. The slip is 20' x 40' and can hold up to a 55' boat. The marina has...
$525,000
Subdivision: Mariners Cay
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,340
Sq.Ft.
1982
Year Built
80
Days on Site
21025456
MLS
Back on Market, Buyer could not obtain financing. 39 Mariners Cay makes it easy to embrace the Lowcountry Lifestyle. As you walk in the front door, you are consumed by unobstructed Folly River views....