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Wilmington, NC vs Charleston, SC

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Highlights
- The Median Age in Charleston is 1.6 years younger than in Wilmington.
- Charleston housing costs are 37.3% more expensive than Wilmington housing costs.
- The average commute for residents of Charleston is 3.4 minutes longer than it is for residents of Wilmington.

Overview
 Wilmington, NCCharleston, SCUnited States
 115,261131,204321,004,407
 $43,867$61,367$57,652
 3634.437.8
 $230,500$316,500$231,200
 4.1%2.6%3.7%
 18.7622.1126.38

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Reviews for Wilmington    65 Reviews
Still a wonderful place - 9/19/2019
We do have a beach house in Wilmington for almost a year. It's a nice small town (yes, it's growing), with historical center / fast access to beaches / a lot of great... Read More

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Two Very Enthusiastic Paws Up! - 12/31/2018
Update- we have been living in Wilmington for almost a year now... so here it is, the paws-itive and the negative. We stayed through Hurricane Florence, we helped our... Read More

OK needs rain - 9/17/2018
Extreme drought needs more rain . like a desert. needs more lakes and rivers. and more rain to make the place more green.... Read More

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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ZIPS IN WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA
28403 28412 28409 28405 28401
ZIPS IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
29412, 29414, 29407, 29403, 29455, 29492, 29401, 29450, 29409, 29424, 10 total

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