In 2019, Charleston, SC had a population of 135k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $68,438. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Charleston, SC grew from 133,762 to 135,257, a 1.12% increase and its median household income grew from $64,599 to $68,438, a 5.94% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charleston, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.6%), White (Hispanic) (2.57%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.92%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%). 0% of the households in Charleston, SC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
97.5% of the residents in Charleston, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Charleston, SC are College of Charleston (2,637 degrees awarded in 2019), Citadel Military College of South Carolina (1,043 degrees), and Medical University of South Carolina (1,007 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Charleston, SC was $330,600, and the homeownership rate was 55.6%. Most people in Charleston, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Charleston, SC was 2 cars per household.