SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About North Charleston, SC

North Charleston, SC is located in Dorchester County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for North Charleston is about 115,382 with about 574 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 132,433.

The Average Home Value is $138,566.67, which is roughly 2% higher than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $39,980.00, which is roughly 13% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 30% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for North Charleston is about 6.6%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Dorchester County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 19.3% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 54.24%
Democratic: 43.77%
Libertarian: 1.58%
Green: 0.31%
Other: 0.11%


Nearby Locations

Chas AFB, SC (5.28 mi.)
Jt Base Chas, SC (5.28 mi.)
N Charleston, SC (5.34 mi.)
Mt Pleasant, SC (8.68 mi.)
Cainhoy, SC (8.85 mi.)
Wando, SC (8.85 mi.)
Sullivans Is, SC (11.05 mi.)
Goose Creek, SC (12.14 mi.)
Ladson, SC (12.81 mi.)
Kiawah Island, SC (13.06 mi.)
Johns Island, SC (13.06 mi.)
Seabrook Isl, SC (13.06 mi.)
Isle of Palms, SC (13.41 mi.)
Dewees Island, SC (13.41 mi.)
Lincolnville, SC (13.70 mi.)
Ravenel, SC (14.36 mi.)
Huger, SC (15.97 mi.)
Carnes Xrds, SC (16.94 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29405, 29406, 29410, 29418, 29420, 29423
Latitude : 32.940539
Longitude : -80.098214
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 11 ft.
Area Code(s) : 843, 854

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.13
Male Population Estimate : 44.78%
Female Population Estimate : 45.67%
Median Age : 30.5
Male Median Age : 29.6
Female Median Age : 31.4

White Population Estimate : 42.24%
Black Population Estimate : 40.83%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 9.88%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.55%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.24%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.99%
Other Population Estimate : 6.10%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of North Charleston specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Dorchester County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Dorchester County: About 461 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Dorchester County is about 42% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 38% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.