Charleston SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
8

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Charleston, South Carolina Info Snack

Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 134,385 in 2016. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 761,155 residents in 2016, the third-largest in the state and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States.
Population
133,762
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
14.3%
Median Home
$308,100
Median Income
$64,599
Median Rent
$1,208

3 Reviews & Comments About Charleston

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

Justin Melton

I was born in Spartanburg, raised in Rock Hill and my wife is from Charleston...Rock Hill will always be my home but Charleston is by far the best city in the entire state.


HomeSnacks User

I noticed very little crime while I was there, and the education is superb!! From colleges to elementary schools, the education in first rate with lots of real world experience. I Love this place!

What stands out to me is the classic Southern Charm of the place. Everything is peaceful and quiet. And the beauty stands out. The entire city is just beautiful!! The coast is also super nice along with the history of the area.


HomeSnacks User

people are not there and very polite. Very clean city with beautiful beaches. i go there at least twice a year.

the beahes are beautiful. The air is very clean and the city is clean. the atmosphere is amazing there. a lot of happy hour and great food to eat

Rankings for Charleston in South Carolina

Best Places Around Charleston

1

Mount Pleasant, SC
Population 83,700

2

Summerville, SC
Population 50,894

3

Sangaree, SC
Population 7,760

4

Hanahan, SC
Population 22,963

5

Ladson, SC
Population 15,383

6

Goose Creek, SC
Population 41,339

7

North Charleston, SC
Population 109,886

Map Of Charleston, SC

Population over time in Charleston

Year Population % Change
2017 133,762 1.9%
2016 131,204 1.0%
2015 129,888 1.7%
2014 127,694 1.8%
2013 125,458 1.8%
2012 123,267 2.0%
2011 120,903 2.1%
2010 118,401 1.8%
2009 116,347 -
Crime/100k Charleston SC USA
Violent Crime 302.7 488.3 368.9
Murder 7.3 7.7 5.0
Robbery 64.9 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 188.9 362.8 246.8
Property Crime 2077.4 3017.6 2199.5
Burglary 262.6 579.7 376.0
Larceny 1577.8 2156.0 1594.6
Car Theft 237.1 281.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Charleston

White
71.2% (95,248)
African American
22.3% (29,833)
American Indian
0.1% (96)
Asian
1.9% (2,512)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (108)
Two Or More
1.5% (1,943)
Hispanic
3.0% (4,022)
Race Charleston SC USA
White 71.2% 63.7% 61.1%
African American 22.3% 26.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 5.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Charleston, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.2% (1,099,506)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (437,419)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.5% (1,136,465)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (978,177)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.7% (1,559,782)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (2,250,074)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (1,723,906)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.4% (2,194,394)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.4% (852,956)
$200,000 or more
8.5% (1,143,516)
Income Charleston SC USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 767.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 552.1% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.5% 1089.8% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 1098.7% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.7% 1400.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 1840.2% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 1210.8% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.4% 1206.9% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.4% 428.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 8.5% 404.4% 697.9%

Gender in Charleston

Female
52.4% (70,044)
Male
47.6% (63,718)
Gender Charleston SC USA
Female 52.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Charleston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (1,337)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (5,350)
High School / GED
18.0% (24,077)
Some College
17.0% (22,739)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (10,700)
Bachelor's Degree
33.0% (44,141)
Master's Degree
13.0% (17,389)
Professional Degree
4.0% (5,350)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,675)
Education Charleston SC USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 33.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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