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South Carolina Congressional District 3

Industry Impact

  • 3,207 3,207 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $785.28M $785.28 Million in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 25,668 25,668 Total New Car Sales
Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Registrations

659,067 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 259,900 (39.43%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 166,173 (25.21%)
  • Pickups 171,327 (26.00%)
  • Vans/Minivans 38,256 (5.80%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 632,641 (95.99%)
  • Diesel 21,171 (3.21%)
  • Hybrid 4,820 (0.73%)
  • Electric 86 (0.01%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 131 (0.02%)
In District 3, the average age of vehicles is 13.8 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures as of December 31, 2016, and were compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder.

New Purchases

25,668 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 9,260 (36.08%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 9,865 (38.43%)
  • Pickups 5,453 (21.24%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,090 (4.25%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 24,317 (94.74%)
  • Diesel 1,000 (3.90%)
  • Hybrid 321 (1.25%)
  • Electric 12 (0.05%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 18 (0.07%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, and represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • N/A Total Imports
  • N/A Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • N/A Total Imports
  • N/A Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 358
  • Electric Charging Stations 15
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 6
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center and USgeocoder, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

District 3 Consumers

  • $30,594 $30,594 Average MSRP Per New Car
  • $43,034 $43,034 Median Household Income
  • $3,586 $3,586 Median Monthly Household Income
  • $556 $556 Median Monthly New Car Payment
  • 16% 16% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (88%)
  • Carpool to work (10%)
  • Take public transportation (1%)
  • Other (2%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 and Federal Reserve BAnk of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.35%.

District 3 Automaker Facilities

59 Facilities
6,858 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 59 6,858
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 195 840
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 248 2,906
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 372 898
Auto Supply Stores 310 1,568
Gas Stations 358 1,676
Dealers (Special) 70 157
Property and Casualty Insurance 6 20
Car and Truck Rentals 139 460
Parking 7 29
Automotive Repair Shops 1,113 2,900
Carwashes And Other Service 330 972
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder

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