In 2021, Charleston, SC had a population of 148k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $76,556. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Charleston, SC grew from 137,041 to 147,928, a 7.94% increase and its median household income grew from $72,071 to $76,556, a 6.22% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charleston, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.6%), White (Hispanic) (2.39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.04%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.77%).
None of the households in Charleston, SC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.8% of the residents in Charleston, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Charleston, SC are College of Charleston (2,417 degrees awarded in 2021), Citadel Military College of South Carolina (1,074 degrees), and Medical University of South Carolina (1,012 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Charleston, SC was $369,500, and the homeownership rate was 56%.
Most people in Charleston, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Charleston, SC was 2 cars per household.