Charleston, SC has a population of 129,888 people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $57,603. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Charleston, SC grew from 127,694 to 129,888, a 1.72% increase and its median household income grew from $55,546 to $57,603, a 3.7% increase.
The population of Charleston, SC is 70.9% White, 23.1% Black, and 2.77% Hispanic. 5.08% of the people in Charleston, SC speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Charleston, SC are College of Charleston, with 2,761 graduates, Citadel Military College of South Carolina, with 990 graduates, and Medical University of South Carolina, with 937 graduates.
The median property value in Charleston, SC is $269,400, and the homeownership rate is 53.5%. Most people in Charleston, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Charleston, SC is 2 cars per household.
Charleston, SC is a census place located in Berkeley County, SC and Charleston County, SC. It borders Folly Beach, SC; Goose Creek, SC; Hollywood, SC; James Island, SC; Mount Pleasant, SC; and North Charleston, SC& 1 more.