Charleston County South Carolina

One of the most heavily populated counties in South Carolina, Charleston County is home to nearly 100 miles of coastline along the Atlantic Ocean, numerous beaches and rivers, a wide variety of attractive housing options and all of the charm and culture of the Old South in the cities of Charleston and North Charleston.

Charleston County At A Glance

At the heart of the county is the city of Charleston, with its rich architectural heritage, offering residents and tourists scores of restaurants, shopping and art galleries and historic sites. It’s also a major employment center and home to several major educational institutions.

North Charleston, where flights come and go from Charleston International Airport, is the area’s transportation hub. Home to the North Charleston Coliseum and the Performing Arts Center, it’s also the place to catch a hockey or basketball game or see a Broadway play.

Adams Run, Awendaw, Charleston, Edisto Beach, Edisto Island, Folly Beach, Hollywood, Isle of Palms, James Island, Johns Island, Kiawah Island, Lincolnville, McClellanville, Meggett, Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston, Osborn, Rantowles, Ravenel, Rockville, Seabrook Island, Sullivan’s Island & Yonges Island

Helpful Links
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce:
Charleston County Government:

Schools: Charleston Co. School District - Divided into 8 constituent districts offering elementary, middle, high, magnet and charter schools.

For more information, More than 30 private schools offer additional choices in education.

Electric & Gas
Berkeley Electric Co-op 553-5020
Edisto Electric Co-op 563-3292 SC Electric & Gas 800-251-7234

AT&T 780-2355

Charleston County Recycling & Solid Waste 720-7111

Comcast 554-4100
Knology 225-1000
Time Warner 871-7000

County - 396,484
*US Census Bureau, 2016 estimate

Housing Prices
2017 Average Sales Price: $462,826
YTD - April 2017 price includes new & resale single-family detached homes.  Does not account for seller concessions. - Charleston Trident Realtor Association

Median Household Income: $53,437
*US Census Bureau 2011 - 2015

Climate Average: 65.8˚ F
Average Daily High: 75.9˚ F 
Average Daily Low: 54.7˚ F 
Average Number of Days w/Sunshine: 230

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