Charleston Information

Charleston Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Charleston, SC

General Charleston Information

State: South Carolina

County: Charleston County

Close cities: North Charleston, SC, Folly Beach, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, Sullivan's Island, SC, Isle of Palms, SC, Johns Island, SC, Hanahan, SC, Charleston, SC

Charleston Population (census data)
Total 110,015 (+13.8% since 2000)
Male 52,085 (47.3%)
Female 57,930 (52.7%)

Population Density: 1,134 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 94.0 (US Avg is 100)

Charleston Elevation: 118 feet above sea level

Land Area: 97.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $46,623

Zip Codes: 29425, 29492, 29423, 29403, 29407, 29414, 29412, 29416, 29409, 29406, 29417, 29413, 29422, 29424, 29401, 29402, 29410, 29418, 29419, 29415, 29420, and 29405.

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Charleston Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (62.3%)
  • Black (34.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (10.8%)
  • German (10.6%)
  • Irish (9.1%)
  • United States (6.2%)
  • Scottish (3.3%)
  • Italian (3.2%)
Foriegn Born: 3,410 people (3.1%)
  • Europe (45.2%)
  • Asia (35.5%)
  • Latin America (19.4%)

Local Charleston Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks,
NHL Hockey: , Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: The Citadel, South Carolina State University, Charleston Southern University, College of Charleston

Charleston School Information

High Schools
Burke High (244 President Street, Charleston, SC, 29403 - Charleston County School District District)
James Island Charter High School (1000 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC, 29412 - Charleston County School District District)
West Ashley High (William Kennerty Drive, Charleston, SC, 29407 - Charleston County School District District)
Middle Schools
Alice Birney Middle School (7750 Pinehurst Street, Charleston, SC, 29420 - Charleston County School District District)
C E Williams Middle For Creative & Science (640 Butte Street, Charleston, SC, 29414 - Charleston County School District District)
James Island Middle School (1484 Camp Road, Charleston, SC, 29412 - Charleston County School District District)
West Ashley Middle (776 William Kennerty Drive, Charleston, SC, 29407 - Charleston County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Clyde Sanders Elementary (805 Morrison Drive, Charleston, SC, 29403 - Charleston County School District District)
Drayton Hall Elementary School (3181 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC, 29407 - Charleston County School District District)
Harbor View Elementary (1576 Harbor View Road, Charleston, SC, 29412 - Charleston County School District District)
James Island Elementary School (1872 Grimball Road, Charleston, SC, 29412 - Charleston County School District District)
James Simons Elementary (741 King Street, Charleston, SC, 29403 - Charleston County School District District)
Memminger Elementary (20 Beaufain Street, Charleston, SC, 29403 - Charleston County School District District)
Mitchell Elementary School (2 Perry Street, Charleston, SC, 29403 - Charleston County School District District)
Murray Lasaine Elementary (691 Riverland Drive, Charleston, SC, 29412 - Charleston County School District District)
Oakland Elementary School (2728 Arlington Drive, Charleston, SC, 29414 - Charleston County School District District)
Orange Grove Elementary School (1225 Orange Branch, Charleston, SC, 29407 - Charleston County School District District)
Springfield Elementary (2741 Clover Street, Charleston, SC, 29414 - Charleston County School District District)
Stiles Point Elementary (883 Mikell Drive, Charleston, SC, 29412 - Charleston County School District District)
Stono Park Elementary (1699 Garden Street, Charleston, SC, 29407 - Charleston County School District District)
Wilmot Fraser Elementary (63 Columbus Street, Charleston, SC, 29403 - Charleston County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Ashley River Creative Arts (1871 Wallace School Road, Charleston, SC, 29407 - Charleston County School District District)
Buist Academy (103 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC, 29401 - Charleston County School District District)
Charleston Development Academy (233 Line Street, Charleston, SC, 29403 - Charleston County School District District)
Charleston Progressive School (220 Nassau Street, Charleston, SC, 29403 - Charleston County School District District)
Daniel Island School (2365 Daniel Island Drive, Charleston, SC, 29492 - Berkeley District)
Orange Grove Charter (1225 Orange Branch Road, Charleston, SC, 29407 - Charleston District)
Septima Clark Corporate Academy (1929 Grimball Road, Charleston, SC, 29412 - Charleston County School District District)
St. Andrews School Of Math And Science (30 Chadwick Drive, Charleston, SC, 29407 - Charleston County School District District)
West Ashley Intermediate (721 Wappoo Road, Charleston, SC, 29407 - Charleston County School District District)

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