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Sullivan's Island
  • Suburb of Charleston, SC

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Sullivan's Island is a suburb of Charleston with a population of 2,177. Sullivan's Island is in Charleston County and is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. Living in Sullivan's Island offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Sullivan's Island and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Sullivan's Island are highly rated.

About

About Sullivan's Island...
Population
2,177

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,895,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,896
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Sullivan's Island Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    206.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,340.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    103.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    41%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  11%

Working in Sullivan's Island

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$150,000
National
$64,994

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