Summerville, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,254 housing units in Summerville. This represents a 27.4% growth from 8,834 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,243 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 11 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Summerville is about 65%. Summerville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.1%. Average household size is 2.62 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Summerville were built after 1983.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom9%
Two Bedrooms24.40%
Three Bedrooms51.10%
Four Bedrooms12.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.88
Median year structure was built1985
Median Value of occupied units$116,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$147,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.13
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$508

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage12.90%
Home Equity Loan10.50%
Simple Mortgage57.40%
Debt Free18.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20%