The table below compares Charleston County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 3||96th|
|Population Density1||# 3||96th|
|Diversity Index2||# 18||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 6||89th|
|Per Capita Income||# 2||98th|
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|Population in Households||356,757|
|Population in Familes||263,525|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||10,314|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||180,291 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||88,846 (49.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||64,065 (35.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||27,380 (15.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$255,891|
|Average Home Value||$348,409|
|Median Household Income||$49,764|
|Average Household Income||$71,615|
|Per Capita Income||$29,990|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.14%|
|Per Capita Income||2.47%|
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