Most paycheck friendly cities


If you feel like your paycheck isn’t going as far as it should these days, it might be because of where you live.

Financial technology company, SmartAsset conducted a study to find the most paycheck friendly places in the country, and Greenville County ranked highly in South Carolina.

The most paycheck friendly cities are places in the country with favorable economic conditions where you get to keep more of the money you make. To find these places SmartAsset considered four different factors: semi-monthly paycheck, purchasing power, unemployment rate and income growth.

Two Upstate counties made the top ten in South Carolina. Greenville County, coming in at number 3. Spartanburg County ranked number 9.

South Carolina Paycheck Calculator Quick Facts

  • South Carolina income tax rate: 0% – 7%
  • Median household income: $48,781 (U.S.  Census Bureau)
  • Number of cities that have local income tax: 0

According to SmartAssets website, they are committed to bringing people the most accurate and actionable advice so they can confidently make the decisions that impact their finances.

For an interactive map highlighting the most paycheck friendly cities across the country and in South Carolina, click here.



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