Charleston, SC 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Charleston is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina. It’s the oldest and largest city of the state. Retirees are attracted to Charleston because of the mild winters, low cost of living, and the wide variety of recreational activities available.

Charleston is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina. It’s the oldest and largest city of the state. Retirees are attracted to Charleston because of the mild winters, low cost of living, and the wide variety of recreational activities available.

Climate & Geography

Charleston has a humid subtropical climate. The average annual high temperature is in the mid 70s and the average annual low temperature is in the mid 50s. The average annual precipitation is roughly 50 inches of rainfall.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Charleston is very rich in culture and residents can get to know their new home by visiting the Fort Sumter National Monument, McLeod Plantation Historic Site, and The Charleston Museum. Active adults can take advantage of the year-round moderate weather by exploring the Joe Riley Waterfront Park, Middleton Place, and Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. The large city has a good amount of theaters and music halls to watch concerts, movies, and plays. The Charleston Riverdogs, minor-league baseball team, frequently have games at the Joe Riley Stadium.

Cost of Living & Taxes

The median home cost is well below the national median. Living in South Carolina is less expensive than many other states. Residents 65 and older are exempt for the first $15,000 of qualified retirement income. A majority of disability services are not taxable and Social Security is also not taxable.

Healthcare

There are three medical centers and hospitals that are highly ranked in Charleston. MUSC Health-University Medical Center which is nationally ranked in three adult specialties and ranked High Performing in six adult procedures/conditions, Roper St. Francis Hospital which is ranked High Performing in five adult procedures/conditions and Trident Medical Center which is ranked High Performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure.


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3 communities near Charleston

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The Elms of Charleston, SC

The Elms of Charleston

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $300ks
  • 325 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1987 - 2016
  • 1 reviews
Overture West Ashley - Charleston SC

Overture West Ashley

For Rent
  • $1,960
  • 198 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews

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Overture Daniel Island - Charleston SC

Overture Daniel Island

For Rent
  • $1,770
  • 197 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews

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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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