The unemployment rate in Charleston Metro Area is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Charleston Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Charleston Metro Area's cost of living is 15.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Charleston metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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The Charleston metro area voted Republican in the two most recent Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in the previous three. More Voting Stats
Charleston Metro Area's population is 219,964 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.2%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 22.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Charleston Metro Area is $76,592. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.7%. Check out the homes in the area
Charleston Metro Area public schools spend $12,163 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Charleston Metro Area. More Education