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Rental market trends in Charleston, SC

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Average Rent in Charleston, SC

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Studio - $1,727+20%
1 Bed - $1,632+7%
2 Beds - $1,210-4%
Last updated 3/21/2023

Average Apartment Cost in Charleston, SC

The average rent for apartments in Charleston, SC, is between $1,210 and $1,727 in 2023. For a studio apartment in Charleston, SC, the average rent is $1,727. When it comes to 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent in Charleston, SC, is $1,632. For a 2-bedroom apartment, the average rent is $1,210.

Apartment Rent Ranges in Charleston, SC

Apartment Prices

Neighborhood Apartment Rent Trends in Charleston, SC

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Charleston$2,770--
King Street Historic District$2,770--
East Side$2,065+34%
Harleston Village$1,535--
West Ashley$1,3690%

How Other Cities Compare to Charleston, SC

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Daniel Island$2,112+31%
Mount Pleasant$2,077-19%
North Charleston$1,045-43%

Charleston, SC Rent Trends

Neighborhood Information for Charleston, SC

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Charleston, SC?

The most affordable neighborhoods in Charleston are Westside, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,262, West Ashley, where renters pay $1,378 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Avondale, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,500. If you're looking for other great deals, check out the listings in Radcliffeborough ($1,600 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Sangaree ($1,660 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,632 average for a Charleston 1-bedroom apartment.