Charleston

Charleston, SC Real Estate

Charleston is the heart of history, unique culture and details that matter the most. Visitors are attracted to Charleston, S.C during all seasons for every motivation imaginable. The variety of things to see and to do in Charleston keeps visitors come back and enjoy the city in every aspect. Some even see themselves owning a “sweet home” at the cheerful corners of the wonderland. Charleston is the largest city in the state of South Carolina holding an immense beauty impossible to ignore. Charles... ton is full of laughter, music and what’s more important the city has a colorful soul providing its guests the time of their lives.
The attractions are countless in the city ranging from the antebellum historic sites such as Patriot's Point or Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired, to the modern and inspiring new Children's Museum of the Low country and the South Carolina Aquarium. You can't miss exploring the several beaches in the Charleston area while in town, like Folly Beach or Sullivan's Island, no matter the time of year.
The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston was founded in 1670 as Charles Town, honoring King Charles II.
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135.10 sq mi

Area

$316,500

The median home cost

131,204

Population

48 ft

Elevation above

Real Estate


Real Estate

$316,500

The median home cost in Charleston is Real Estate

+7.4%

Home appreciation the last 10 years

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Transportation


Transportation

26.4 minutes

Average Commute time

22.1 minutes

The National Average

Cost of Living


Cost of Living

111.5

Charleston cost of living

100

US average index


Charleston has 111.5 cost of living index. The average US rate is 100. This means that living in Charleston can be just a slight pricier than the average.

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Cost of LivingCharlestonSouth CarolinaUSA
Overall 111.5 88.5 100
Grocery 105.6 95.8 100
Health 98.1 102.3 100
Housing 136.9 73.6 100
Median Home Cost $316,500 $170,100 $231,200
Utilities 101.6 103.9 100
Transportation 94.1 86.8 100
Miscellaneous 104 95.6 100

Job Market


Job Market

$52,971

The average salary

+0.7%

Job growth over the past years


The unemployment rate in Charleston is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). The Job Growth in Charleston has been positive with the increase of 0.7% over the past year. The average salary in Charleston is $52,971.

$15,039

Charleston public schools spend per student

$12,383

The average school expenditure in the U.S

Charleston has 55 schools: 34 public schools and 21 private schools.
Charleston schools spend $15,039 per student (The US average is $12,383). There are 14 pupils per teacher, 689 students per librarian, and 344 children per counselor.

Charter Schools in the Charleston, SC Area

Entertainment



There are so many amazing things to see, places to visit in Charleston and get signature experiences to gain that define Charleston.
- Amazing City tours (walking tours, horse carriage tours)
- Boat tours
-Number of Museums to visit
-Local events that just can’t be missed
-Wide range of attractions to see (Middleton Place, Joe Riley Waterfront Park, Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, Fort Sumter National Monument, South Carolina Aquarium, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens)

Health


98.9

The annual Health Cost Index for the Charleston area

100

The US average


There are 478 physicians per 100,000 population in Charleston. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people. The annual Health Cost Index for the Charleston area is 98.9 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

Charleston Homes December 5, 2021
330
Listed
91
Avg. DOM
$439.78
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$619,715
Med. List Price
330 Properties
Page 1 of 28
$412,465
Subdivision: Grand Bees
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,616
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
2
Days on Site
21031772
MLS
Welcome home to Grand Bees. Nestled off Bees Ferry Road here in West Ashley and close to everything you will love living here. The community will feature a secluded amenity center complete with a Jr....
$635,000
Subdivision: Daniel Island
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,850
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031637
MLS
Step inside this END UNIT, Corner Lot townhome here on Daniel Island across from the school! Newly painted and hardwoods throughout the downstairs. Bedrooms have new carpet. First floor has open...
$1,625,000
Subdivision: Hampton Park Terrace
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,780
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031641
MLS
This beautiful fully renovated home is located one block from Hampton Park and the Citadel. With 16' vaulted ceiling as you enter, offers an open concept living area includes a fireplace, wet bar...
$2,000,000
Subdivision: South Of Broad
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,602
Sq.Ft.
1760
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031645
MLS
A rare opportunity to own the original kitchen house of the Laurens-Rutledge House. Built in 1770, this masonry 2 story kitchen house showcases the original cooking fireplace on the first floor. The...
$5,500,000
Subdivision: South Of Broad
10
Beds
10F11/2
Baths
8,285
Sq.Ft.
1760
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031647
MLS
There are very few places in the United States where someone can lay claim to living in the home of a ''Founding Father.'' Edward Rutledge, signer to the Declaration of Independence, lived in this...
$315,000
Subdivision: Carolina Bay
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,760
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031658
MLS
This move-in-ready END UNIT townhouse could be yours! The entire downstairs has been FRESHLY PAINTED and is ready for its new owner. Enter to find this OPEN CONCEPT HOME with all of the natural light...
$750,000
Subdivision: Dockside
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,937
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21023698
MLS
Price Improved! Downtown w/ over 1900 sf for $750,000!! Walk everywhere from this elegant townhome. Part of the vibrant Dockside waterfront community, this is the largest townhouse plan & an end unit....
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4 Gillon St Charleston, SC 29401
$2,650,000
Subdivision: French Quarter
3
Beds
3
Baths
3,676
Sq.Ft.
1800
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031671
MLS
This chic loft-style penthouse is spectacular and features a desirable open floor plan. With high ceilings, dramatic exposed beams, antique brick walls, and large arched doors and windows, this condo...
$410,000
Subdivision: Carolina Bay
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,868
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031672
MLS
Welcome to 3028 Saintsbury Cove Drive in the highly sought after Carolina Bay subdivision. As you enter the home you will love the open living room space, beautiful hardwood flooring, a cozy...
$849,900
Subdivision: Riverfront
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,190
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031677
MLS
A hard to find marsh front home with dock and boat lift less than 2 miles to Folly Beach!! Gorgeous views that will take your breath away! Watch dolphins swim from you back deck! This very unique...
$149,900
Subdivision: The Peninsula Condominiums
1
Beds
1
Baths
765
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031700
MLS
Very nice 1st floor 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit! Open floor plan, wood floors throughout, all appliances(washer/dryer) convey! Nice balcony to sit back and enjoy the fresh air/outdoors. Upscale...
$393,064
Subdivision: Grand Bees
5
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,389
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
3
Days on Site
21031706
MLS
he Columbia is an open floorplan with a master on the first floor. The kitchen is accented with a large center island with plenty of counter space. The cabinets are white with beautiful granite...