South Carolina 

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Population

5,218,040

+8.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$45,033

Median Home Price

$223,400

Median Age

39

Comfort Index (Climate)

5.5 / 7.2

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in South Carolina

May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the state of South Carolina, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

State: South Carolina
County: Greenville, Richland, 46 total
Metro Area: Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, Columbia, 15 total
City: Charleston, Columbia, 394 total
Zip Codes: 29483, 29910, 29445, 29072, 29732, 29681, 29730, 29485, 29651, 29464, 424 total
Cost of Living: -11.5% lower

South Carolina, wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in South Carolina is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Carolina jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

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

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the state of South Carolina, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, South Carolina remained strongly Republican, 55.1% to 43.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
South Carolina's population is 5,218,040 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in South Carolina is Real Estate: $223,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.9%.

SCHOOLS
South Carolina public schools spend $11,376 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in South Carolina. More Education



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Housing Market in South Carolina

It's a good time to buy in South Carolina. Home Appreciation is up 12.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in South Carolina is $223,400.
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Reviews for South Carolina   54 Reviews
As real as a review as you’ll ever get - 10/11/2020
As a 20 year resident of South Carolina, I can say, that it unfortunately as a whole isn’t the hospitable, friendly, nice, safe, or the wonderful picture many people... Read More

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THINK RETIREMENT - SAVANNAH LAKES VILLAGE - 3/11/2020
As an adult child now absorbing responsibilities for elderly parents; options must be addressed. Cost of Living is required long-term. We discovered South Carolina's... Read More

The Upstate - 11/11/2017
The Upstate (Greenville, Clemson, etc) is very nice ... lots to do and the weather, food and people seem to compare well to the Low... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SOUTH CAROLINA
29483, 29910, 29445, 29072, 29732, 29681, 29730, 29485, 29651, 29464, 424 total

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