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South Carolina Apartments and Homes

Apartments for Rent in South Carolina

GSouth Carolina is located in the southeast U.S. and has a population of 5.084 million people. It's known for its Atlantic coastal cities and historic vacation towns. The capital is Columbia while the largest and oldest town is Charleston.

Average Monthly Rent Statewide in South Carolina

Studio 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom
$1053 $1022 $1194

Average Monthly Rent in Columbia

Studio 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom
$924 $895 $1083

Average Monthly Rent in Charleston

Studio 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom
$1508 $1292 $1314

Living in South Carolina

South Carolina's oldest city, Charleston, is a fantastic southeastern city on the coast. Whether you want to live with a view of the ocean or in a historic neighborhood within the city, you'll find a variety of options throughout Charleston. Living anywhere in Charleston, you'll have convenient access from your apartment to six miles of South Carolina coast and picturesque beaches, such as Folly Beach, the Isle of Palms beaches, Bull Island, Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island. Drive or walk through the historic districts of Charleston, and you'll see Victorian mansions, pastel-colored row houses and pre-war antebellum properties along streets lined with oak trees draped in Spanish moss.

Oceanfront at Myrtle Beach

Further north along South Carolina's east coast, you'll find another beach town, Myrtle Beach. In this ocean-side community, you can enjoy 60 miles of sandy beaches with warm sunshine and glistening waters. There are an abundance of attractions as well, such as deep-sea fishing, surfing, sailing, jet skiing, parasailing and more. The Family Kingdom Oceanfront Water Park is another top destination in the area for water adventure. If you've never watched the ocean on the horizon as you coast down a waterslide, it's an amazing experience you won't soon forget.

Columbia, the Capital City

South Carolina's capital city is Columbia, home to the University of South Carolina. Nearby University Hill is an established neighborhood with mature landscaping and more than 170 homes listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The city is also home to Fort Jackson and the McIntyre Joint National Guard Base.

Aiken: From the University of South Carolina to Steeplechase

Further west, the University of South Carolina Aiken boasts competitive sports programs and diverse educational opportunities. For outdoor lovers, Hitchcock Woods is a nature preserve that includes close to 2,000 acres of forest with scenic walking trails. For more fun, there are also two annual steeplechase races close to Aiken apartments: the Imperial Cup in March and the Holiday Cup in October.

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