North Charleston Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

North Charleston Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
115,382

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.3%
5 - 17:
17.7%
18 - 24:
10.4%
25 - 34:
18.8%
35 - 54:
24.7%
55 - 64:
10.8%
Over 65 Years:
10.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
5.9%
5.9%
High School Graduates
84.0%
84.0%
College Graduated
22.0%
22.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

North Charleston
$22,992
$22,992
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

North Charleston
$41,316
$41,316
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.8%

Employment Industries in North Charleston

 
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Healthcare
12.7%
12.7%
Retail
12.4%
12.4%
Accommodation
11.6%
11.6%
Construction
9.1%
9.1%
Manufacturing
8.3%
8.3%
Administration
7.5%
7.5%
Education
6.6%
6.6%
Public Service
5.7%
5.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.0%
5.0%
Other
4.9%
4.9%
Transportation
4.3%
4.3%
Finance
2.9%
2.9%
Information Technology
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
37.9%
37.9%
Black Or African American
45.5%
45.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
2.1%
2.1%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.6%
3.6%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
10.6%
10.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
6.0%
6.0%
German
6.0%
6.0%
English
4.3%
4.3%
Italian
2.5%
2.5%
Scottish
1.4%
1.4%
French
1.3%
1.3%
African
1.3%
1.3%
Polish
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.9%
0.9%
European
0.7%
0.7%
Greek
0.5%
0.5%
Portuguese
0.4%
0.4%
Dutch
0.4%
0.4%
British
0.3%
0.3%
Swedish
0.3%
0.3%
Brazilian
0.3%
0.3%
Welsh
0.3%
0.3%
Norwegian
0.3%
0.3%
Ethiopian
0.3%
0.3%
Canadian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
87.8%
87.8%
Spanish
8.7%
8.7%
Portuguese
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Slavic languages
0.0%
0.0%
French Creole
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born North Charleston Residents:
8.0%