Charleston

Overview for Charleston, SC

147,928 people live in Charleston, where the median age is 35.5 and the average individual income is $50,240. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

147,928

Total Population

35.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$50,240

Average individual Income

Around Charleston, SC

There's plenty to do around Charleston, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

14
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
51
Bikeable
Bike Score
30
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Wild Wieners, Gorditas Locas, and Tullys.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.25 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.2 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.66 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.84 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.13 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Charleston, SC

Charleston has 63,760 households, with an average household size of 2.23. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Charleston do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 147,928 people call Charleston home. The population density is 1,288.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

147,928

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.5

Median Age

47.45 / 52.55%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
63,760

Total Households

2.23

Average Household Size

$50,240

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Charleston, SC

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Charleston. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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