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Overview
Population:120,083
Pop. Change:16%
State: South Carolina
Metro Area: Charleston-North Charleston Metro Area
County: Charleston County
City:Charleston
Zip Code:29412, 29407, ... 9 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Charleston's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Charleston, South Carolina

As of 2012, Charleston's population is 120,083 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.16 percent.

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The median home cost in Charleston is $191,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.08 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Charleston's cost of living is 9.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Charleston public schools spend $5,654 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 10 students per teacher in Charleston.

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The unemployment rate in Charleston is 7.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Charleston jobs have Increased by 0.28 percent.


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Map Of Charleston

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Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Charleston's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes