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Kiawah Island is a town in Charleston County, in the Charleston metro area.
The latitude of Kiawah Island is 32.608N. The longitude is -80.085W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,110.
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20% of Kiawah Island residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kiawah Island ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kiawah Island was $47,782, compared with $21,587 nationally.
75% of Kiawah Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Kiawah Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,426.
Charleston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kiawah Island political report.
The average commute time for Kiawah Island workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Kiawah Island include Kiawah Island Golf Resort.
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