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North Charleston SC, 29418
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North Charleston SC, 29420
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North Charleston SC, 29418
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North Charleston SC, 29406
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North Charleston SC, 29406
North Charleston, SC
Overview of North Charleston
Directly north of historic Charleston, the city of North Charleston is a commercial and industrial hub for the state of South Carolina, serving as the home to Charleston Air Force Base, Charleston International Airport and several major manufacturers. An active community with attractions that serve as a draw for the entire region, North Charleston is a great living option in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.
People looking for apartments for rent in North Charleston will enjoy its great entertainment facilities, its many shopping options and its access to Charleston.
Living in North Charleston, SC
Originally occupied by plantations, the area north of Charleston increasingly became an industrial and military hub in the 20th century and was finally incorporated as its own city in 1972. The city has quickly become a retail and entertainment destination for South Carolinians, boasting great boutiques, expansive developments and prominent facilities such as the North Charleston Coliseum.
Approximately 100,000 people live in North Charleston, working in a wide range of industries. Residents of North Charleston apartments can stroll the riverfront at the Naval Base Memorial, catch a local hockey game or enjoy some classic shrimp and grits at one of many area restaurants.
North Charleston Work and Study
Many colleges and universities provide educational opportunities to North Charleston students, most prominently Charleston Southern University, which enrolls around 3,300 people. Local students can also take advantage of the College of Charleston’s North Campus location, which serves as a home to the Lowcountry Graduate Center. The Center is collaborative campus for five of South Carolina’s most prestigious universities to offer graduate programs. Trident Technical College’s main campus is in North Charleston as well.
North Charleston has a very diverse economy, with several notable manufacturers, service providers such as company call centers and the largest retail base in South Carolina. Boeing operates a major assembly plant in North Charleston, which is one major source of jobs, while other major private employers include KapStone Paper and Packaging, manufacturer Cummins and Verizon Wireless. The U.S. Air Force is also a major economic driver and the largest local employer.
Rentals in North Charleston, SC, and Cost of Living
North Charleston provides a more affordable alternative to Charleston, and it’s possible to find great apartments for any living situation. Around half of North Charleston residents choose to rent.
U.S. Census Bureau data showed the median gross rent for 2011 was $787. Additional research found one bedroom apartments renting for between $480 and $1,140 per month.
North Charleston Attractions and Special Events
The Charleston area is one of the most historic and culturally rich places in the South, with renowned dining and unique landmarks such as Charles Towne Landing. North Charleston enjoys access to all these attractions and offers plenty of its own, particularly with its long legacy as a naval base, preserved at the Greater Charleston Naval Base Memorial. The American LaFrance Fire Museum gives residents the chance to see classic firefighting vehicles, while visitors can also browse local art at the City Gallery. Each year, the city hosts the National Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition, which draws artists from around the country.
The North Charleston Coliseum Complex hosts major conventions, concerts, performances and sporting events all year long, including the games of the local minor league hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays, and travelling Broadway shows. North Charleston also has its own municipal golf course and serves as a major retail draw for visitors from all over the region, with shops that range from tiny boutiques to giant outlets.
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