Clemson, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,673 housing units in Clemson. This represents a 17% growth from 4,850 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,654 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 19 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Clemson is about 45.2%. Clemson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.7%. Average household size is 2.31 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Clemson were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom11.90%
Two Bedrooms35.40%
Three Bedrooms30.50%
Four Bedrooms17.80%
Five Bedrooms or more3.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.58
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$133,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$92,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.08
Median year structure was built1982
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$449

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.60%
Home Equity Loan10.90%
Simple Mortgage45.60%
Debt Free36%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.7%