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-Historic interest
-Cost of living
-Pleasant winters


-Hot, humid summers
-Tourist impact
-Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Charleston-North Charleston Metro Area

Charleston is a unique 300-year-old city with a fascinating historic tradition as an 18th-century seaport and business center and location of the initial moments of the Civil War. History has left its imprint, particularly on the city center, where a large and beautifully preserved mainly residential historic district is popular with local residents and tourists, and has become more popular with wealthy “refugees” from northeastern cities. Today there is some small industry, but major industries and the old seaport are gone. The area is supported by tourism and is known as a good place for small business.


Quick Facts About Charleston

    The unemployment rate in Charleston is 3.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Charleston jobs have Increased by 0.65 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Charleston's cost of living is 9.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Charleston's population is 120,903 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -7.29 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Charleston is $212,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.80 percent.
    Charleston public schools spend $13,272 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 10 students per teacher in Charleston.

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