Charleston, SC Area Real Estate
James Island is one of South Carolina's most urban Sea Islands; nearly half of the island sits within Charleston city limits. The island is separated from peninsular downtown Charleston by the Ashley River, from the mainland by Wappoo Creek and the Wappoo Cut, and from Johns Island by the Stono River. It lies inshore of Morris Island and Folly Beach. Visiting James Island you will discover rarely seen places where stories of our nation's founding and the antebellum South unfold.
4.77 sq mi
The median home cost
The median home cost in James Island is Real Estate
Home appreciation the last 10 years
Average Commute time
The National Average
Cost of Living
James Island cost of living
US average index
The cost of living in James Island is 111.6 while the US average is 100. This means that James Island has a bit higher living costs.See More
The average salary
Job growth over the past years
The unemployment rate in James Island is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%).
Working in a beautiful town like James Island can be just the thing you need. James Island has been developing different sectors and there are many job opportunities in the town. Job growth has been very positive by increasing 0.7 % over the past years. The average salary in James Island is $62,301.
James Island public schools spend per student
The average school expenditure in the U.S
The public schools on James Island are part of the Charleston County School District and include:
Harbor view Elementary School
James Island and Murray-LaSaine
Camp Road Middle School
James Island Charter High School
The high school interscholastic teams are the Trojans and wear blue and orange uniforms.
A true laid-back, beach community well known for its massive fishing pier, Folly Beach is unlike any other city or region of Greater Charleston. James Island is best recognized by its unique mix of surf shops, restaurants, gift shops, offices and bars along with many events and activities.
The annual Health Cost Index for the James Island area
The US average
There are 478 physicians per 100,000 population in James Island. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people. The annual Health Cost Index for the James Island area is 98.9 (lower=better). The US average is 100.