The unemployment rate in Charleston Metro Area is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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 19.3% 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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In the last Presidential election, the Charleston metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 59.3% to 38.9%. More Voting Stats
Charleston Metro Area's population is 254,145 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $105,300
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.7%.
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