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South Carolina Congressional District 4

Industry Impact

  • 4,024 4,024 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $1.05B $1.05 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 33,969 33,969 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

693,368 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 309,277 (44.61%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 187,271 (27.01%)
  • Pickups 132,002 (19.04%)
  • Vans/Minivans 47,756 (6.89%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 670,301 (96.67%)
  • Diesel 15,738 (2.27%)
  • Hybrid 6,768 (0.98%)
  • Electric 138 (0.02%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 243 (0.04%)
In District 4, the average age of vehicles is 12.5 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.

Sales

33,969 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 12,694 (37.37%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 13,406 (39.47%)
  • Pickups 5,721 (16.84%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,148 (6.32%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 32,588 (95.93%)
  • Diesel 890 (2.62%)
  • Hybrid 411 (1.21%)
  • Electric 24 (0.07%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 55 (0.16%)
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

  • $3.69 Billion Total Imports
  • $9.41 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $663.67 Million Total Imports
  • $7.37 Million 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 311
  • Electric Charging Stations 51
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 4
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 5
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 4 Consumers

  • $31,024 $31,024 Average MSRP Per New Car
  • $50,015 $50,015 Median Household Income
  • $4,168 $4,168 Median Monthly Household Income
  • $564 $564 Median Monthly New Car Payment
  • 14% 14% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (87%)
  • Carpool to work (10%)
  • Take public transportation (0%)
  • 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 4 Automaker Facilities

86 Facilities
7,302 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 86 7,302
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 314 3,600
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 293 4,996
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 522 1,578
Auto Supply Stores 368 2,373
Gas Stations 311 1,803
Dealers (Special) 81 372
Property and Casualty Insurance 12 79
Car and Truck Rentals 211 1,207
Parking 11 51
Automotive Repair Shops 1,359 4,139
Carwashes And Other Service 456 2,221
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder

Automaker Facilities In District 4

BMW Group Information Technology Research Center

Location Employees
BMW Group Information Technology Research Center Greenville 0

BMW Manufacturing Corp.

Location Employees
Built exclusively at this plant are theX3 and X5 Sports Activity Vehicle, the X4 and X6 Sports Activity Coupe. Greer 10,000

BMW Zentrum

Location Employees
Heritage Museum Greer 0

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Ford Credit Greenville Business Center Greenville 246

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