Charleston County

North Charleston, SC: What you need to know

Technology is a major economic sector in North Charleston, which has an economy led by companies like Boeing, Cummins, Robert Bosch and Verizon. Other key job contributors are Charleston Air Force Base, Charleston International Airport and the South Carolina State Ports Authority. Residents' medical needs are served by Trident Regional Medical Center. More than 10 public parks provide many recreational opportunities. Higher education options include satellite campuses of Clemson, College of Charleston, The Citadel and University of South Carolina.

North Charleston, SC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 104,146
Median Age 31
Median Household Income $39,543
Median Home Price $141,400
Walkscore 25

North Charleston, SC Demographics

Median Population in North Charleston , SC

Median Age 31.4%
Age 18 Over 75.3%
Age 21 Over 70.6%
Age 62 Over 11.3%
Age 65 Over 8.8%

Race in North Charleston , SC

  Ethnicity White 43.7%
  Ethnicity Black 48.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 9.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 2.1%

Population By Gender in North Charleston , SC

  Male 49.8%
  Female 50.2%

Language in North Charleston , SC

  English Only 88.2%
  English Other 11.8%

Economics in North Charleston , SC

  Median Household Income $39,543
  Median Home Price $141,400
  Homes Owned 54.1%
  Homes Rent 45.9%
  Median Property Rent $893

 
COMMUTE TIME: 22.4 MINUTES
in North Charleston , SC

Commute Types in North Charleston , SC

  Walked 1.6%
  Worked at Home 2.3%
  Public Transportation 4.3%
  Other Means 2%
  Drove Alone 76.5%
  Carpooled 13.4%

25/100
WALK SCORE
for North Charleston , SC

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 1,880
In North Charleston , SC

 
12.2% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in North Charleston , SC