The median income of South Carolina residents was an inflation-adjusted $25,454 per year. South Carolina had 1,871,307 households in 2017, with a population of 4,893,444.
The state with the highest median resident income was Maryland. Maryland's median income was $37,147 per year after adjusting for inflation – $11,693 more than South Carolina. It had 2,181,093 households in 2017 and a population of 5,996,079.
Mississippi had the lowest annual resident income among states, with a median income of only $22,766 per year. That was $2,688 less than the median income in South Carolina at the time. It had 1,103,514 households in 2017 and a population of 2,986,220.
The table below shows the top states ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.