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North Charleston Apartments
Last updated April 18 2024 at 1:00 AM

North Charleston, SC
104 Apartments for Rent

North Charleston Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 115,382
Population Density: 1,488.8 people/sq mile
Median Age: 35
Percentage of Family Households: 58%
Median Annual Income: $55,864 / year
Median Rent: $1,215 / month

What locals are saying

Also known as North Chas, North Chuck, and other nicknames. For the low country, coastal South Carolina region, North Charleston is a new metropolitan area with a lot of affordable housing in town. So let's get started on your apartment hunt!

The city is also home to the Charleston International Airport, and the North Charleston Coliseum, which the home of the mid-level hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays

North Charleston Demographics


How diverse is North Charleston?

The representation of ethnic minorities in North Charleston is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of North Charleston are Black Or African American (44.9%), White (38.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (7.8%), Asian (4%), Two Or More (2.9%), Other (1.1%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%).

What does the age breakdown look like for North Charleston residents?

The median age in North Charleston is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is North Charleston?

The representation of ethnic minorities in North Charleston is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of North Charleston are Black Or African American (44.9%), White (38.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (7.8%), Asian (4%), Two Or More (2.9%), Other (1.1%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%).

What does the age breakdown look like for North Charleston residents?

The median age in North Charleston is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

North Charleston Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in North Charleston is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in North Charleston is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in North Charleston is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in North Charleston


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Fort Dorchester Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
972 Students
19 Reviews
972
Students
19 Reviews
6 /10
Joseph R. Pye Elementary
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
901 Students
6 Reviews
901
Students
6 Reviews
5 /10
Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
883 Students
6 Reviews
883
Students
6 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Charleston School of the Arts
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
1,113 Students
14 Reviews
1,113
Students
14 Reviews
8 /10
Palmetto Scholars Academy
Charter
6-12
Charter
6-12
509 Students
2 Reviews
509
Students
2 Reviews
5 /10
River Oaks Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,015 Students
9 Reviews
1,015
Students
9 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Academic Magnet High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
664 Students
6 Reviews
664
Students
6 Reviews
9 /10
Charleston School of the Arts
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
1,113 Students
14 Reviews
1,113
Students
14 Reviews
8 /10
Palmetto Scholars Academy
Charter
6-12
Charter
6-12
509 Students
2 Reviews
509
Students
2 Reviews

What Renters Say about North Charleston


Apartment List has released the results for North Charleston from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
52%
Weather
50%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
35%
Social Life
24%
Safety and Crime Rate
19%
Affordability
14%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in North Charleston, South Carolina

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in North Charleston is $1,628, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,852. Rent rates updated 7 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in North Charleston, SC


Searching for an apartment for rent in North Charleston, SC? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 104 available rental units listed on Apartment List in North Charleston. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in North Charleston is $1,250 for a studio, $1,628 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,852 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of North Charleston apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next North Charleston, SC apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in North Charleston?

In North Charleston, the average rent is $1,250 for a studio, $1,628 for a 1-bedroom, $1,852 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,119 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in North Charleston, check out our monthly North Charleston Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in North Charleston?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in North Charleston by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in North Charleston?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find North Charleston apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in North Charleston?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in North Charleston.

How can I find off-campus housing in North Charleston?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around North Charleston. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Medical University of South Carolina, College of Charleston, Citadel Military College of South Carolina, Trident Technical College, and University of South Carolina-Beaufort.