Charleston’s population is around 136,000 and the city is rated within the top 20% of America’s best places to live, retire, and for young professionals on Niche.com. Wallethub ranks Charleston 19 out of 182 for best places to find a job (2021).
The city’s housing Median Home Value is $330,600. Homes, within walking distance to the synagogues, range from $130,000 2-bedroom townhouses to $1 million+ for new housing developments. The median rent is $1,257.
The area has a subtropical climate with temperatures ranging from 37.5 to 59°F in January (the coldest month) and from 73 to 91.1°F in July (the hottest month). There is Family-friendly outdoor recreation, Universities, Excellent Medical facilities, and the Charleston International Airport (less than 2-hour flights to New York or Miami)
Jewish Charleston includes a spectrum of Jews with diverse backgrounds and levels of observance. Everyone, no matter where they are on their Jewish path, can find a home in one of our congregations. Congregation Dor Tikvah is located next to the Jewish day school, Addlestone Hebrew Academy, a retirement home, and affordable housing. Chabad is located in Mount Pleasant. Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue is in Historic Downtown Charleston, with a satellite, The Minyan House, in the suburbs.