Charleston County, South Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Charleston County, South Carolina

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Charleston County has 169,984 total housing units. This is an increase of 28,953 units since the year 2000 when it had 141,031 total home units. It's an increase of 46,434 units since the year 1990 when it had 123,550 total housing units. There was an increase of 17,481 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Charleston County's 169,984 total housing units, 84.9% are occupied units, and 15.1% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 144,309 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 20,983 units since the year 2000 when it had 123,326 occupied units. It's an increase of 37,240 units since the year 1990 when it had 107,069 occupied homes. Charleston County saw an increase of 16,257 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Charleston County's 144,309 occupied housing units, 43.69% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 39.67% are renter occupied home units, and 16.64% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 57,241 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 9,182 units since the year 2000 when it had 48,059 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 11,813 units since the year 1990 when it had 45,428 renter occupied home units. Charleston County saw an increase of 2,631 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Charleston County has 63,049 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 24,019 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 25,675 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 7,970 units since the year 2000 when it had 17,705 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 9,194 units since the year 1990 when it had 16,481 vacant units. There was an increase of 1,224 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Charleston County's 25,675 vacant housing units, 40.25% are for rent home units, 1.88% are rented - but not occupied home units, 11.23% are for sale homes, 2.19% are sold - but not occupied units, 29.6% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.11% are for migrant workers homes, and 15.28% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Charleston County has 10,335 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 4,485 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,850 for rent home units. It's an increase of 5,866 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,469 for rent units. Charleston County saw an increase of 1,381 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Charleston County has 482 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -746 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,228 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 2,883 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 1,738 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,145 for sale units. It's an increase of 1,608 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,275 for sale housing units. Charleston County saw a decrease of -130 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 562 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Charleston County has 7,462 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 1,596 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,866 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 3,098 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,364 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was an increase of 1,502 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 29 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 18 units since the year 2000 when it had 11 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 5 units since the year 1990 when it had 24 for migrant workers home units. There was a decrease of -13 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 3,922 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 317 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,605 listed as vacant other homes. It's a decrease of -603 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,525 listed as vacant other home units. There was a decrease of -920 units between 1990 and 2000.