North Charleston, Charleston County, SC Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in North Charleston is $1,129, a 4% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $1,087.
Average Rent in North Charleston, Charleston County, SC
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,129||4%||972 sq. ft.|
The average size for a North Charleston, Charleston County, SC apartment is 972 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
North Charleston, Charleston County, SC Apartment Rent Ranges
North Charleston, Charleston County, SC Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households43%
- Owner-occupied Households56%
17,758 or 43% of the households in North Charleston, Charleston County, SC are renter-occupied while 23,246 or 56% are owner-occupied.
North Charleston, Charleston County, SC Rent Trends
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Average Rent in North Charleston, Charleston County, SC By Neighborhood
|Greater Kiawah Island||$1,221|
|Isle of Palms||$1,445|
The most affordable neighborhoods in North Charleston are Greater Ravenel, where the average rent goes for $1,156/month, Greater Kiawah Island, where renters pay $1,221/mo on average, and Greater Rockville, where the average rent goes for $1,278/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Hollywood ($1,278), Kiawah Island ($1,278), and Seabrook Island ($1,278), where the asking prices are below the average North Charleston rent of $1,129/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in North Charleston are Sullivan's Island ($1,445), Mount Pleasant ($1,458) and Folly Beach ($1,507).
The most popular neighborhood in North Charleston is Mount Pleasant, where there are 13 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,458. Next up is Folly Beach, where apartments go for $1,507/month, followed by Greater Kiawah Island with $1,221 If you’re looking to rent in North Charleston’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Greater Ravenel, where renters pay $1,156 on average, and Greater Rockville, where the average monthly rent is $1,278.
North Charleston | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Folly Beach is 23% higher than in Greater Kiawah Island
Folly Beach rent is 33% higher than North Charleston average
Greater Kiawah Island rent is 8% higher than North Charleston average
How North Charleston Compares to Other Cities
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