Living in North Charleston, SC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

North Charleston SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8

North Charleston, SC Crime Report

7,606
Total Crimes
6,740.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
162.44%
Above National Average

North Charleston, SC Cost Of Living

95
North Charleston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

North Charleston, South Carolina Info Snack

North Charleston is the third-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, with incorporated areas in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties. On June 12, 1972, the city of North Charleston was incorporated and was rated as the ninth-largest city in South Carolina. As of the 2010 Census, North Charleston had a population of 97,471, growing to an estimated population of 108,304 in 2015, and with a current area of more than 76.6 square miles (198.5 km2). As defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, for use by the U.S. Census Bureau and other U.S. Government agencies for statistical purposes only, North Charleston is included within the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville metropolitan area and the Charleston-North Charleston urban area. North Charleston is one of the state's major industrial centers and is the state's top city in gross retail sales.
Population
109,886
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
22.8%
Median Home
$164,600
Median Income
$41,316
Median Rent
$1,004

North Charleston, SC Photos

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Source: Public Domain

Rankings for North Charleston in South Carolina

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2

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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Population 10,169

Map Of North Charleston, SC

Population over time in North Charleston

Year Population % Change
2017 109,886 1.6%
2016 108,186 2.0%
2015 106,113 1.9%
2014 104,146 2.0%
2013 102,143 2.1%
2012 100,018 1.9%
2011 98,150 2.0%
2010 96,221 1.8%
2009 94,524 -
Crime/100k North Charleston SC USA
Violent Crime 920.8 488.3 368.9
Murder 22.2 7.7 5.0
Robbery 267.6 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 562.7 362.8 246.8
Property Crime 5819.7 3017.6 2199.5
Burglary 779.9 579.7 376.0
Larceny 4417.8 2156.0 1594.6
Car Theft 622.1 281.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in North Charleston

White
37.9% (41,686)
African American
45.5% (49,972)
American Indian
0.3% (340)
Asian
2.1% (2,286)
Hawaiian
0.1% (62)
Other
0.2% (205)
Two Or More
3.4% (3,704)
Hispanic
10.6% (11,631)
Race North Charleston SC USA
White 37.9% 63.7% 61.1%
African American 45.5% 26.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.6% 5.6% 17.8%

Household Income For North Charleston, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
9.6% (1,052,122)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (715,261)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (1,527,266)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (1,438,562)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (1,531,286)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (2,017,149)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (1,215,059)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.4% (928,044)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (350,260)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (213,586)
Income North Charleston SC USA
Less than $10,000 9.6% 7.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 5.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 10.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 11.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.4% 12.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 4.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 4.0% 7.0%

Gender in North Charleston

Female
50.9% (55,909)
Male
49.1% (53,977)
Gender North Charleston SC USA
Female 50.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in North Charleston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (4,395)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (13,186)
High School / GED
31.0% (34,064)
Some College
21.0% (23,076)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (10,988)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (17,581)
Master's Degree
5.0% (5,494)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,098)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education North Charleston SC USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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