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North Charleston is a city in Charleston County, in the Charleston metro area. (The community straddles Charleston and Dorchester counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of North Charleston is 32.854N. The longitude is -79.975W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 81,577.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$29,307
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our North Charleston demographic reports
North Charleston is on the Ashley and Cooper rivers.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1,336. The number of murders and homicides was 12. The violent crime rate was 16.4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's
Local festivals include:
  • Riverfront Park Beach Music Festival - July 7, 2007
Dates often change. Check North Charleston web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Riverfront Park
Sports teams: South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL)
Colleges and universities: ECPI College of Technology- Charleston
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 95

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Sections below provide additional information and links about North Charleston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Charleston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charleston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29404 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of North Charleston residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Charleston ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Charleston was $14,361, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of North Charleston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in North Charleston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $794.


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Libraries in North Charleston include Dorchester Road Regional Library, Otranto Road Regional Library ... View libraries

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Charleston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North Charleston political report.

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The average commute time for North Charleston workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in North Charleston between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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