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North Charleston, South Carolina, 29420
1 Bedroom$780 - $980
2 Bedrooms$935 - $980
3 Bedrooms$1,200 - $1,240
North Charleston, South Carolina, 29418
1 Bedroom$609 - $759
2 Bedrooms$759 - $879
North Charleston, South Carolina, 29418
2 Bedrooms$610 - $740
North Charleston, South Carolina, 29405
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North Charleston Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 15.6% 11.8% +3.8% $10,000 to $14,999 8.3% 7.0% +1.3% $15,000 to $19,999 9.2% 7.0% +2.2% $20,000 to $24,999 9.0% 7.3% +1.7% $25,000 to $29,999 9.1% 7.1% +2.0% $30,000 to $34,999 7.8% 6.8% +1.0% $35,000 to $39,999 7.3% 6.4% +0.9% $40,000 to $44,999 5.7% 5.9% -0.2% $45,000 to $49,999 4.3% 5.2% -0.9% $50,000 to $59,999 7.7% 9.1% -1.4% $60,000 to $74,999 7.1% 9.7% -2.6% $75,000 to $99,999 5.6% 8.4% -2.8% $100,000 to $124,999 2.0% 3.7% -1.7% $125,000 to $149,999 0.4% 1.6% -1.2% $150,000 to $199,999 0.3% 1.3% -1.0% $200,000 or more 0.7% 1.5% -0.8%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 5.4% 7.0% -1.6% 10.0% to 14.9% 11.7% 12.0% -0.3% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.1% 14.2% -1.1% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.8% 11.9% +0.9% 25.0% to 29.9% 8.7% 8.9% -0.2% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.1% 6.5% +0.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 3.8% 4.6% -0.8% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.8% 6.3% +0.5% 50.0% or more 18.7% 16.0% +2.7% Not computed 11.9% 12.6% -0.7%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 16.6% 14.8% +1.8% 25 to 34 years 31.3% 28.0% +3.3% 35 to 44 years 24.1% 22.4% +1.7% 45 to 54 years 15.1% 15.1% +0.0% 55 to 64 years 7.0% 8.2% -1.2% 65 to 74 years 3.6% 5.6% -2.0% 75 to 84 years 1.8% 4.3% -2.5% 85 years and over 0.5% 1.6% -1.1%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 49.1% 39.1% +10.0% 30 to 44 minutes 22.0% 25.0% -3.0% 45 to 59 minutes 7.6% 12.2% -4.6% 60 or more minutes 21.3% 23.6% -2.3%
Source: 2000 Census
North Charleston South Carolina
North Charleston is located up river from Charleston and has a population of about 80,000 people. Originally home to large plantations, it became one of the first planned industrial/residential communities in the nation, and today still maintains most of the structure set forth in 1912.
Architecturally one will see some wonderful old houses and buildings in the center of the city, and when you start to look for your North Charleston apartment know you'll have many choices. Consider your parking options as there is bus service but the area as a whole will require owning a car.
Cooler on the River
With many top notch museums and culture venues located in Charleston and just minutes away, you'll still find things in North Charleston too. Treasure Lake is located in the middle of the city and even has a good beach. There are plenty of running and biking trails, and, of course, the Ashley River provides all sorts of water sport opportunities.
The North Charleston Coliseum is one of the largest venues in the state, and you'll be able to hear and see concerts, events and watch the local hockey team there. The city maintains excellent parks and even a great arts program.
Once in your North Charleston apartment, you'll want to find some local places to eat.Sesame Burgers is a place that gets loads of great reviews by your neighbors. All fresh ingredients and a nice atmosphere. Santi's is considered the best Mexican cuisine (and margaritas) in town while Gennaro's takes the honors for Italian food.
Check out The Barbeque Joint for stacked high plates and a huge choice of sauces. You'll be sitting on picnic tables but there's nothing bad about that! For diners, there's a Denny's which is in a streetcar and everyone swears the food is better at this one than any of their others.
The Friendliest Bartenders
At night, check out The Mill. It's considered a pub but it has everything including live music. The drinks are good, the people are friendly, and it might be a good place to meet some new people too. Madra Rua Irish Pub is also popular for its Irish and English beers and friendly bartenders. Whether at lunch or into the night, it is an excellent choice. Of course, your North Charleston apartment will be close to a nice little neighborhood place or there are always choices down in Charleston if you feel like really getting out!
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I've got dogs. What the the best places in North Charleston for being outdoors with pets?
North Charleston is home to several fenced-in dog parks with many amenities including agility courses, waste stations, picnic tables and benches, and water fountains for both the two- and four-legged visitors. Located on Truxtan Avenue alongside the banks of the scenic Cooper River, Riverfront Park features a sprawling meadow with grand oak trees that borders the picturesque Noisette Creek. With over 1,000 acres of woodlands and wetlands, Wannamaker County Park on University Boulevard is home to Mixon Dog Park. Wannamaker also features paved trails, playgrounds, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and picnic sites with grills.
What's a good neighborhood for families in North Charleston?
Featured in Cottage Living magazine as one of the nation's "Top Ten Neighborhoods", North Charleston's Noisette is a growing 3,000-acre master planned community with pedestrian-friendly streets and sustainable building practices. This diverse community is situated along the scenic Cooper River and features a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial areas. Centrally located within North Charleston and just minutes from the Charleston International Airport, Noisette boasts an excellent school system, an involved community, and a plethora of local parks. Several prominent shopping centers and an array of great eating establishments also reside within the vicinity.
What kinds of outdoor activities are either in or around North Charleston?
North Charleston is home to many city parks. These include a mix of green parks, fishing piers, and marinas. Given its location on the water, popular ocean-related outdoor activities include boating, fishing, and swimming. Nearby Francis Marion National Forest, located to the northeast of North Charleston, and Sumter National Forest, located to the northwest, both offer opportunities for hiking, biking, birdwatching, hunting, and camping.