Charleston, South Carolina 

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SOUTH CAROLINA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

56,648

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

3,281,789

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

131,204

+12.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$52,971

Median Home Price

$316,500

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.

Pros
-Historic interest
-Cost of living
-Pleasant winters
Cons
-Hot, humid summers
-Tourist impact
-Air service

 $659,900 
1839 Village Crossing Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 2766 SqFt
 $238,000 
1541 Bluewater Way
Bed 2 | Bath 4 | 1816 SqFt
 $504,000 
11 Kirkland Ln
Bed 2 | Bath 3 | 1414 SqFt

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.


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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 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Charleston, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Charleston county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. 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 $316,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%. Check out the homes in the area

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


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Housing Market in Charleston

It's a good time to buy in Charleston. Home Appreciation is up 7.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Charleston Real Estate

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Reviews for Charleston   76 Reviews
Charleston not so great anymore - 11/3/2019
I have lived in Charleston for the last 10 years. The population growth, commercial development and high density housing builds are all out of control. The roads are not... Read More

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If I Could Give It "ZERO" Stars, I Would - 10/8/2019
For what it's worth, if I could give this place ZERO stars, I would!!!!!!!! I cannot understand why or how the people at the top/the bigwigs/those with money + power,... Read More

Beautiful but Expensive - 7/1/2019
I've lived in and around Charleston my entire life. There are some pros and cons to living here. It is truly beautiful with plenty to see, do, and eat. However, these... 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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NEW LISTINGS IN CHARLESTON
$659,900
1839 Village Crossing Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$238,000
1541 Bluewater Way
Bed 2 | Bath 4

$504,000
11 Kirkland Ln
Bed 2 | Bath 3

$590,000
5 Jasper St
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$355,000
8 Middleton Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$3,495,000
90 Murray Blvd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$306,900
590 McLernon Trce
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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