Beaufort, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,134 housing units in Beaufort. This represents a 23.7% growth from 4,149 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,121 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 13 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Beaufort is about 59.7%. Beaufort's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.8%. Average household size is 2.3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Beaufort were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom9.20%
Two Bedrooms33.70%
Three Bedrooms42.50%
Four Bedrooms11.20%
Five Bedrooms or more2.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$111,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$84,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.32
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$422

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.40%
Home Equity Loan6.50%
Simple Mortgage53.80%
Debt Free32.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.6%