South Carolinians are working hard – but moving backwards

The Pew Center on the States recently released a study on Upward and Downward Mobility of the citizens in all 50 states. The study measured residents’ average earnings growth over the last 10 years.

If you have been following South Carolina’s race to the bottom, you won’t be surprised to find that more of us moved down, and fewer moved up than in 47 other states. South Carolina tied for last with Oklahoma and Louisiana.

Go here for an interactive map of the Pew study.