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Parris Island is in Beaufort County, in the Hilton Head Island-Beaufort metro area.

The latitude of Parris Island is 32.335N. The longitude is -80.692W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,841.


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Median household income
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$46,335
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Parris Island demographic reports
Parris Island is on Port Royal Sound
Well-known residents have included:
· John Phillips, musician (Mamas & the Papas)
Historic sites and museums: Parris Island Museum

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16% of Parris Island residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Parris Island ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Parris Island was $11,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Parris Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Parris Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $654.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,278.


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Beaufort County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Parris Island political report.

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The average commute time for Parris Island workers is 45 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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