Top 10 Things We Love About South Carolina

1

Temperate Climate supports comfortable living and a culture that focuses on outdoor activities.  The four season climate delivers beautiful fall colors and spring flowers.

2

Affordable Housing, with prices below the national average

3

Affordable Cost of Living, below the United States average, based on housing costs, tax rates, insurance costs and energy costs.

4

Vibrant Economy, which has recently attracted advanced manufacturing companies such a Boeing and BMW.

5

Regional Beauty within the state, including the Coastal Plain with its famous beaches, the Piedmont area, and the Highlands area featuring the Blue Ridge Mountains.

6

Natural and Cultural Heritage, with tourism destinations like stunning state parks or the historic architecture of Charleston.

7

University of South Carolina and Winthrop in Lancaster and Rock Hill, both of which offer free enrollment for seniors

8

High Quality Health Care, including access to leading medical services and the expertise of health professionals studying at the University of South Carolina.

9

Tax Benefits, including no state income tax on social security income, $50,000 homestead property tax credit available to those 65+, and a fuel tax rate 20 cents below that of neighboring states.

10

Southern Hospitality is incomparable, and the people exude a high level of politeness, respect and courtesy.