North Charleston is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 118,608 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, North Charleston is the third largest community in South Carolina. North Charleston has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. 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.
One thing that you will notice about North Charleston is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider North Charleston a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
The overall education level of North Charleston is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 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.