Charleston, South Carolina 

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Population

131,204

+12.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$52,971

Median Home Price

$316,500

South Carolina Gifts

Best Places to Live in Charleston, South Carolina

Mid-sized coastal city complex - On the Atlantic Coast North of Savannah and South of Myrtle Beach. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Charleston, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Charleston, SC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Historic interest
Cost of living
Pleasant winters
Cons
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

City: Charleston
Zip Codes: 29412, 29414, 29407, 29403, 29455, 29492, 29401, 29450, 29409, 29424, 10 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 48 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Charleston is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Charleston jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Charleston's cost of living is 11.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Charleston's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Charleston county remained strongly Democratic, 55.5% to 42.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Charleston's population is 131,204 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Charleston is Real Estate: $316,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%.

SCHOOLS
Charleston public schools spend $15,039 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Charleston. More Education



Best Places to Live in Charleston Rankings


Housing Market in Charleston

It's a good time to buy in Charleston. Home Appreciation is up 7.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Charleston is $316,500.

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Reviews for Charleston   78 Reviews
Frightening rate of medical malpractice. - 7/21/2021
Serious lack of health care and "good old boys club" whereby doctors will not even see the patient but diagnose them based on referring doctor. My sister died there for... Read More

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A garden of great plants - 7/4/2021
Charles' town is a most excellent place to become. The traffic is very excellent. Most of the year, people trick or treat. Diarrhea prices are amongst the lowest in the... Read More

Paradise lost! - 7/29/2020
Boy, has this once beautiful town changed...for the worse! I initially moved here 20 years ago because the people were so nice, no traffic, great choice of hospitals,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
29412, 29414, 29407, 29403, 29455, 29492, 29401, 29450, 29409, 29424, 10 total

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