Charleston, SC : What you need to know

Founded in 1670, making it the oldest city in South Carolina, Charleston is a major tourism attraction thanks to its rich history and well-preserved architecture. The city has a reputation for its lavish restaurants, music, art, shopping and the Footlight Players – the state’s oldest community theater group. Higher education satellite campuses in the city include the College of Charleston, The Citadel and the University of South Carolina.


Charleston, SC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 127694
Latest Population Increase 99.29
Median age 33.8
Median Household Income $55546
Median Home Price $255600
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Charleston, SC Rankings

Charleston, SC Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 47.4%
  Population Women 52.6%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.5
In Charleston

 
510% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Charleston

Median Population

Median age 33.8
Age 18 Over 82.3
Age 21 Over 75.6
Age 62 Over 16.6
Age 65 Over 13.2

Race

  Ethnicity White 72.6%
  Ethnicity Black 23.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.4%

Economics

  Median Household Income 55546
  Median Home Price 255600
  Homes Owned 46.5
  Homes Rent 53.5
  Median Property Rent 1022

Language

  English Only 95.4
  English Other 4.6
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 21.8 MINUTES
in Charleston

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Charleston

Commute Types

  Walked 5.9
  Worked at Home 5.4
  Public Transportation 1.8
  Other Means 4.5
  Drove Alone 76
  Carpooled 6.4

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