Charleston, SC Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 44,143 housing units in Charleston.
This represents a 28.6% growth from 34,322 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 42,847 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,296 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Charleston is about 51.8%.
Charleston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.4%.
Average household size is 2.24 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Charleston were built after 1970.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||3%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Median year structure was built||1969|
|Median Value of occupied units||$139,700|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$132,700|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2|
|Median year structure was built||1971|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$601|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.30%|
|Home Equity Loan||10.50%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||20.4%|