Folly Beach

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 November 28, 2021
25
Listed
88
Avg. DOM
$847.56
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,295,000
Med. List Price
25 Properties
Page 2 of 3
$4,500,000
Subdivision: Folly Beach
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
4,192
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
56
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
66
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
73
Days on Site
21025456
MLS
Back on Market Buyer could get 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. Enjoy...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,383
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
83
Days on Site
21014744
MLS
Enjoy unobstructed ocean front Sunrises and Folly River Sunsets from one of the most sought after locations on the East Coast Imagine the sound of waves gently crashing on the sand. Feel the salty,...
$2,049,000
Subdivision: Folly Beach
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,160
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
111
Days on Site
21021870
MLS
Imagine oceanfront living in this stunning home! Sweeping oceanfront views that take your breath away. Amazing double porches along the entire beach side of the house. Abundant windows let in the...
4
Beds
4
Baths
2,900
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
150
Days on Site
21018002
MLS
Take a look at this one of a kind 3-cottage compound located directly in the heart of beautiful Folly Beach. Daffodil's, as they are affectionately known, is a wonderful mix of vintage Folly...
$1,600,000
Subdivision: Folly Beach
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,224
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
150
Days on Site
21018007
MLS
Great ocean from home. Good rental or year round living. Decks on the ocean side for great views. 2 bedroom 2 bath.
$1,500,000
Subdivision: Folly Beach
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,260
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
152
Days on Site
21017685
MLS
Stunning views from this 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath River Front Cottage! with deep water dock Go crabbing or fishing in your own back yard Enjoy the large back porch and yard for the kiddos to play.. Large...
$60,000
Subdivision: Sunset Cay Marina
2005
Year Built
175
Days on Site
21015290
MLS
The marina has city water and power hookups. It does not allow ''live aboards''. Weekend stays are allowed. Extensive repairs and improvements have been completed. The slip is rented month to month....
$75,000
Subdivision: Sunset Cay Marina
2003
Year Built
214
Days on Site
21011311
MLS
The PREMO boat slip in the entire marina. If you have Catamaran ...this IS the slip for you! Seller kept a Cat there and currently rents the space to another Cat owner for $480 per month. E-28 is to...
$58,000
Subdivision: Sunset Cay Marina
2005
Year Built
234
Days on Site
21009313
MLS
D-25 is situated close to the shore which is the preferred location in this marina, especially for smaller boats. The slip is 20' x 40' and can hold up to a 55' boat. The marina has city water and...
$102,000
Subdivision: Sunset Cay Marina
2005
Year Built
234
Days on Site
21009405
MLS
The ''C'' slips are the most desirable slips since there are no slips on the opposing side. C-10 is situated close to the center/shore which is the preferred location in this marina, especially for...