In 2020, Charleston City PUMA, SC had a population of 212k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $72,562. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Charleston City PUMA, SC declined from 213,244 to 212,348, a −0.42% decrease and its median household income grew from $68,043 to $72,562, a 6.64% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charleston City PUMA, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.6%), White (Hispanic) (2.23%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.67%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.61%).
5.17% of the households in Charleston City PUMA, SC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98% of the residents in Charleston City PUMA, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Charleston (South & West) & Berkeley (South) Counties--Charleston City PUMA, SC are College of Charleston (2,549 degrees awarded in 2020), Citadel Military College of South Carolina (1,085 degrees), and Medical University of South Carolina (976 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Charleston City PUMA, SC was $335,600, and the homeownership rate was 64.1%. Most people in Charleston City PUMA, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Charleston City PUMA, SC was 2 cars per household.