North Charleston is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 117,472 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, North Charleston is the third largest community in South Carolina. Much of the housing stock in North Charleston was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local North Charleston economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in North Charleston, where the median household income is $52,264.00.
Also of interest is that North Charleston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Another interesting thing about North Charleston, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
In terms of college education, North Charleston is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.55% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in North Charleston in 2018 was $29,857, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,428 for a family of four. However, North Charleston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Charleston is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Charleston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Charleston residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. North Charleston also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Charleston include Irish, German, English, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in North Charleston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.