Charleston Property Records (South Carolina)

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Charleston Assessor Office

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Charleston County Assessor 101 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401 843-958-4100 Directions

Charleston Recorders Of Deeds

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Charleston County Recorder of Deeds 101 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401 843-958-4800 Directions

Hampton County Recorder of Deeds 1 Court House Square Charleston, SC 29401 803-914-2250 Directions

Charleston Building Departments

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Charleston Permits 75 Calhoun Street Charleston, SC 29401 843-724-7433 Directions

Charleston Planning Department 75 Calhoun Street Charleston, SC 29401 843-724-3787 Directions

Arch Speck Building Department 1591 Savannah Highway Charleston, SC 29407 843-766-6000 Directions

Charleston Property Records Databases

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Charleston Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Charleston Home Values
Median Home Value$286,200
Median Rental Cost (per month)$1,135
Charleston Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$1,480
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$1,482
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$1,470
Charleston Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$63,709,400
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$44,142,200
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$19,567,200
Charleston Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units61,199
Occupied Housing Units53,845 (88.0%)
Vacant Housing Units7,354 (12.0%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units29,296 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units24,549 (45.6%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)71.6%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)28.4%
Charleston Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt20,962
Second Mortage or HELOC2,998
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)716
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)2,282
Second Mortgage & HELOC78
No Mortgage8,334
Charleston Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes28,247 (52.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,570 (6.6%)
2 Apartments2,344 (4.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments4,000 (7.4%)
5 to 9 Apartments5,635 (10.5%)
10 or More Apartments9,365 (17.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing684 (1.3%)
Charleston Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later1,269 (2.4%)
2010 to 20132,780 (5.2%)
2000 to 200912,334 (22.9%)
1980 to 199914,496 (26.9%)
1960 to 197910,972 (20.4%)
1940 to 19596,083 (11.3%)
1939 or Earlier5,911 (11.0%)
Charleston Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room918 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms6,787 (12.6%)
4 or 5 Rooms19,167 (35.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms14,974 (27.8%)
8 or More Rooms11,999 (22.3%)
Charleston Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom979 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom5,995 (11.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms36,703 (68.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms10,168 (18.9%)
Charleston Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities53,601 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities53,493 (99.3%)