Charleston, South Carolina Houses for Sale

Located and is the county seat of Charleston County in the state of South Carolina and is the state’s oldest and largest city. Known for its important part during the American slave trade, it is a seaport city, and the city’s historic downtown is situated in a peninsula that is formed by two rivers flowing into the Atlantic, Ashley, and Cooper and has been dramatically protected by the open ocean and of its surrounding islands. A popular destination for tourists with numerous hotels, inns, and bed and breakfasts, and restaurants. A notable art destination and has been named by American Style magazine as a top 25 arts destination in the United States. Commercial shipping is essential and integral to Charleston’s economy, owning and operating two shipping terminals. Charleston has always been cited because of its beauty, history, livability, shopping, restaurants, business climate, and many of its accolades that seem to be endless.

Charleston, SC Prices for Houses for Sale

1,062,459 +29%
760,282 +29%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Charleston Homes for Purchase

329 -1%
420 -4%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

25 -23%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 409  
Police Civilians 96  
Total Arrests 1,968 (2020)
Total Incidents 7,253 (2020)
CrimeScore 30.51  
National Rank 3261st  
Statewide Rank 52nd  

Local Statistics

Population 139,714 (0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,027 (3.99%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 3
Arson 19
Assault Offenses 1,425
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 328
Counterfeiting/Forgery 177
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 876
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 1,172
Embezzlement 53
Extortion/Blackmail 10
Fraud Offenses 547
Gambling Offenses 1
Homicide Offenses 18
Kidnapping/Abduction 15
Larceny/Theft Offenses 2,482
Motor Vehicle Theft 449
Pornography/Obscene Material 14
Robbery 103
Sex Offenses 92
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 4
Stolen Property Offenses 75
Weapon Law Violations 296

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