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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in South Carolina is $137,600, which is lower than the national average of $175,700. The South Carolina median house value has grown by 44.99% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in South Carolina is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in South Carolina was built is 1986, which is newer than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 1,232,154 Owner Occupied Houses in South Carolina, #36
South Carolina
137,600 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #39
South Carolina
44.99%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 South Carolina%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,160,383, see rank100%132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units1,795,71583.12%, see rank87.55%
Owner Occupied1,232,15457.03%, see rank56.34%
Renter Occupied563,56126.09%, see rank31.21%
Vacant Housing Units364,66816.88%, see rank12.45%
For Rent75,6193.50%, see rank2.34%
For Sale Only31,2781.45%, see rank1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied18,4950.86%, see rank0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use126,3265.85%, see rank3.97%
For Migrant Workers6580.03%, see rank0.03%
Other Vacant112,2925.20%, see rank4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #4
South CarolinaU.S.
19861976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 South Carolina%U.S.
Owner-Occupied Units1,232,154100%74,787,460
With a Mortgage750,99660.95%, see rank65.58%
Without a Mortgage481,15839.05%, see rank34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
South Carolina
1,201 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsSouth Carolina%U.S.
$299 or Less1,8410.25%, see rank0.20%
$300 to $49919,3602.58%, see rank1.59%
$500 to $69964,9438.65%, see rank5.01%
$700 to $999171,09322.78%, see rank14.32%
$1,000 to $1,499256,45734.15%, see rank27.90%
$1,500 to $1,999126,15216.80%, see rank20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99979,65910.61%, see rank19.52%
$3,000 or More31,4914.19%, see rank11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
South Carolina
22.50% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 South Carolina%U.S.
10% or Less50,3816.71%, see rank5.86%
10% to 20%264,73535.25%, see rank31.95%
20% to 30%194,90725.95%, see rank27.64%
30% to 40%92,00912.25%, see rank13.74%
40% or More143,91019.16%, see rank20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
South Carolina
347 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsSouth Carolina%U.S.
$199 or Less62,89313.07%, see rank7.76%
$200 to $299117,79824.48%, see rank14.70%
$300 to $499193,76340.27%, see rank34.63%
$500 to $69968,59314.26%, see rank21.16%
$700 or More38,1117.92%, see rank21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
South Carolina
11.30% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 South Carolina%U.S.
10% or Less211,48043.95%, see rank40.19%
10% to 20%145,40430.22%, see rank31.47%
20% to 30%52,87310.99%, see rank12.24%
30% to 40%24,2675.04%, see rank5.64%
40% or More37,9297.88%, see rank9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 South Carolina%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,160,383100%132,741,033
1-unit, Detached1,343,76162.20%, see rank61.65%
1-unit, Attached60,8712.82%, see rank5.82%
2 Units48,3362.24%, see rank3.75%
3 or 4 Units62,2002.88%, see rank4.43%
5 to 9 Units101,6864.71%, see rank4.78%
10 or More Units176,9498.19%, see rank13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.366,58016.97%, see rank6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 South Carolina%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,160,383100%132,741,033
1 Room30,0021.39%, see rank1.95%
2 Rooms27,1491.26%, see rank2.48%
3 Rooms131,6346.09%, see rank9.13%
4 Rooms366,76816.98%, see rank16.60%
5 Rooms511,44523.67%, see rank20.41%
6 Rooms426,09619.72%, see rank18.06%
7 Rooms283,08613.10%, see rank12.27%
8 Rooms181,0698.38%, see rank8.48%
9 Rooms or More203,1349.40%, see rank10.60%
Median Rooms5.50, see rank-5.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 South Carolina%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,160,383100%132,741,033
No Bedroom31,6281.46%, see rank2.17%
1 Bedroom122,5595.67%, see rank11.16%
2 Bedrooms553,28825.61%, see rank26.69%
3 Bedrooms1,056,53848.91%, see rank39.70%
4 Bedrooms323,70814.98%, see rank16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms72,6623.36%, see rank4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 South Carolina%U.S.
Total Housing Units1,795,715100%116,211,092
Utility Gas416,45323.19%, see rank48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas79,9594.45%, see rank4.86%
Electricity1,246,66069.42%, see rank36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.23,5141.31%, see rank5.86%
Coal or Coke2790.02%, see rank0.12%
Wood20,2701.13%, see rank2.12%
Solar Energy2120.01%, see rank0.05%
Other Fuel2,0260.11%, see rank0.47%
No Fuel Used6,3420.35%, see rank1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalSouth Carolina%U.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent508,636100%39,201,928
$199 or Less8,3551.64%, see rank1.50%
$200 to $29918,4903.64%, see rank3.18%
$300 to $49950,5919.95%, see rank7.37%
$500 to $699117,53323.11%, see rank16.01%
$700 to $999182,99735.98%, see rank29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499100,25319.71%, see rank26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99920,3804.01%, see rank9.79%
$2,000 or More10,0371.97%, see rank6.10%
Median$784, see rank-$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 South Carolina%U.S.
Occupied Housing Units1,795,715100%116,211,092
No Vehicles Available126,5147.05%, see rank9.12%
1 Vehicles Available608,93333.91%, see rank33.80%
2 Vehicles Available691,82638.53%, see rank37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available368,44220.52%, see rank19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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