Progress. Prosperity. Promise.
The Charleston area continues to carve out an impressive reputation regionally and nationally.
#1 Travel Destination in the United States (fifth year in a row)
#2 World's Best City (due to its amenities and lifestyle attributes)
Travel + Leisure
#7 Where Jobs will be in 2015 (based on 18,000 U.S. employers in the top 100 metro areas)
#12 Greatest Places to Live in Ameria
#17 Best Performing Large Cities in America (up 22 spots from the year prior - based on strong growth in jobs and the high-tech sector)
Milken Institute 2015
276,509 households projected in 2016. 11.5% growth rate between 2010-2015
The population in Charleston-North Charleston MSA for 2015 was 745,000. There are 48 new residents added to the region each day.
Age and Income:
Median Age: 36.58
Average Household Income: $74,299