Rentals in South Carolina
South Carolina is home to 2,140,337 housing units, with the average household size of rented homes being 2.53 persons. Of all the occupied homes in South Carolina, renters account for 551,233, or 31.30%, and home owners account for 68.70%. The average rent for an apartment in South Carolina in the last 12 months has been $1305. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $1053, $1232, and $1440 respectively.
The capitol of South Carolina is Columbia and the population of South Carolina is 4,625,364. The most populated cities in South Carolina are Columbia, Charleston, North Charleston, Greenville, and Rock Hill.
Weather and Climate
The southeastern United States is home to the state of South Carolina. Being in the southeast, South Carolinians live in a humid subtropical climate. Don’t expect much snow in South Carolina! It has an annual average snowfall of 0.5 inches. Winters are also mild with winter temperatures averaging at a high of 57 degrees and 43 for the low. Summer temperatures average around 88 degrees for the high and 77 for the low. The state averages 49.8 inches of rainfall per year.
South Carolina has 2,140,337 households within its borders, and each home averages $42,018 in annual income. The median age for South Carolinians is 37.8 years, with men averaging at 36.4 years and ladies 39.2. The ladies also slightly outnumber the gents here; 51.4% is female compared to 48.6% male. 13.8% of the state’s residents are living in poverty, and 17.5% of South Carolinians don’t have any health care coverage or insurance.
Sports Universities and Education
South Carolina is home to several universities including University of South Carolina, Clemson University, and College of Charleston. South Carolina has 27.10% of its population enrolled in college or university and 15.80% of the population have a bachelor's degree. There are no major league sports teams within the state.
Industry and Employment
Top industries in the state include textiles, chemicals, paper products, machinery, and tourism. There are 1,955,035 employees that call South Carolina home, and they drive on average 23.5 minutes to work each day. 7.80% of South Carolina's population is unemployed.