South Carolina is a beautiful, coastal state. With close to 2,900 miles of shoreline, South Carolina ranks 11th in waterfront property among all 50 states. From the hills in the center of the state to the shores on the east, South Carolina has something for everyone.
4.8 million acres of its 19.2 million is used as farmland. The major farm exports are tobacco, poultry, cattle and soybeans. Other industries in the state are clothing, paper products, tourism and chemical products.
In the year 2000, there were 1.75 million housing units across the state, which is a 23.1% increase from 1990. The median value of those occupied units is $94.9 thousand. The 2005 population was at 4.2 million people.