Average Rent Prices in South Carolina (SC)
As of 2023, the overall average fair market rent for a residential rental property in South Carolina is $1,126. Average rent prices in South Carolina sit below the national average rent of $1,274, in which South Carolina ranks as the 13th lowest rent among all 50 states and the 28th highest rent among all 50 states within the United States. In South Carolina’s large metropolitan areas such as Charleston, SC, the average rent prices tend to be higher, while alternative areas such as Greenville, SC, can provide more affordable options.
1Based on average of Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for 0-4 bedroom residential rental units throughout the United States, excluding Puerto Rico.
Average Rent Prices in South Carolina (SC) Visual Chart
Average Rent Prices in South Carolina (SC) by Metro Area
|1||Anderson, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||688||709||892||1.123||1.519|
|2||Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC HUD Metro FMR Area||750||890||1.017||1.369||1.675|
|3||Beaufort County, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||1.267||1.295||1.463||1.836||2.399|
|4||Charleston-North Charleston, SC MSA||1.328||1.357||1.533||1.906||2.397|
|5||Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC HUD Metro FMR Area||1.154||1.180||1.333||1.691||2.183|
|6||Chester County, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||645||649||791||1.124||1.264|
|7||Clarendon County, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||601||605||796||975||1.182|
|8||Columbia, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||944||996||1.125||1.442||1.724|
|9||Darlington County, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||665||669||807||1.023||1.173|
|10||Florence, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||701||706||927||1.173||1.247|
|11||Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||865||931||1.051||1.344||1.628|
|12||Jasper County, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||893||913||1.031||1.438||1.707|
|13||Kershaw County, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||775||781||895||1.183||1.428|
|14||Lancaster County, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||688||693||912||1.212||1.263|
|15||Laurens County, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||652||656||864||1.056||1.161|
|16||Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||966||991||1.141||1.455||1.642|
|17||Spartanburg, SC MSA||830||854||965||1.254||1.296|
|18||Sumter, SC HUD Metro FMR Area||657||803||982||1.195||1.343|
Based on average of Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for 0-4 bedroom residential rental units throughout United States excluding Puerto Rico for calendar year 2023.
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