South Carolina Fair Market Rents

2022 Fair Market Rents

2022 FMRs in South Carolina by county. Click on the map below to view FMRs for a particular county.

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FMRs vary across South Carolina based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in South Carolina is $867.

The highest average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in the United States is $1,888 in Hawaii. The lowest for a two-bedroom apartment is $485 in Puerto Rico.

FMRs in South Carolina are based on the price of monthly rent plus the cost of essential utilities. FMRs vary by county or ZIP Code. Generally areas with a lower population density have a lower gross rent (lower FMRs) but there are exceptions.

View the Fair Market Rents Overview for detailed information on how FMRs are calculated. Click on a specific county on the map or from the table below for detailed FMR information including Small Area FMRs.

How does South Carolina compare?

The highest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in South Carolina is $1,372 in Berkeley County, Charleston County, and 1 others. The lowest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment is $712 in Marlboro County.

South Carolina ($867) has a 13% lower FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($997) and therefore has a lower gross rent.

South Carolina is rank 30th out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is lower than 29 other States and territories. South Carolina is the 27th cheapest State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for South Carolina

30th
Rank
$696
Studio
$724
1-person
$867
2-person
$1,130
3-person
$1,337
4-person
Counties in South Carolina (46)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
Berkeley County 1st $1,183 $1,204 $1,372 $1,721 $2,206
Charleston County 1st $1,183 $1,204 $1,372 $1,721 $2,206
Dorchester County 1st $1,183 $1,204 $1,372 $1,721 $2,206
Beaufort County 4th $1,080 $1,100 $1,253 $1,618 $2,145
York County 5th $996 $1,014 $1,155 $1,497 $1,942
Horry County 6th $885 $917 $1,062 $1,349 $1,526
Pickens County 7th $783 $871 $992 $1,294 $1,579
Greenville County 7th $783 $871 $992 $1,294 $1,579
Saluda County 9th $834 $869 $990 $1,268 $1,531
Richland County 9th $834 $869 $990 $1,268 $1,531
Lexington County 9th $834 $869 $990 $1,268 $1,531
Calhoun County 9th $834 $869 $990 $1,268 $1,531
Fairfield County 9th $834 $869 $990 $1,268 $1,531
Jasper County 14th $752 $815 $929 $1,204 $1,500
Aiken County 15th $685 $789 $906 $1,228 $1,532
Edgefield County 15th $685 $789 $906 $1,228 $1,532
Spartanburg County 17th $740 $758 $864 $1,136 $1,172
Anderson County 18th $634 $665 $833 $1,062 $1,418
Georgetown County 19th $650 $654 $843 $1,171 $1,176
Kershaw County 20th $647 $667 $760 $1,067 $1,301
Newberry County 21st $624 $628 $826 $1,049 $1,276
Sumter County 22nd $586 $689 $851 $1,067 $1,193
Lancaster County 23rd $637 $641 $844 $1,105 $1,155
Florence County 24th $631 $635 $832 $1,053 $1,174
Greenwood County 25th $644 $648 $793 $1,025 $1,075
Lee County 26th $579 $583 $712 $1,011 $1,219
Abbeville County 27th $577 $580 $712 $1,011 $1,219
Oconee County 28th $536 $613 $806 $1,041 $1,093
Orangeburg County 29th $614 $625 $712 $901 $1,182
Laurens County 30th $591 $595 $783 $981 $1,062
Hampton County 31st $544 $548 $712 $978 $1,219
Colleton County 32nd $627 $654 $745 $921 $1,044
Bamberg County 33rd $541 $545 $717 $1,018 $1,160
Chesterfield County 34th $614 $625 $712 $955 $1,020
Chester County 35th $569 $572 $712 $966 $1,105
Dillon County 36th $593 $596 $712 $880 $1,133
Darlington County 37th $586 $621 $721 $941 $1,029
Cherokee County 38th $523 $562 $739 $950 $1,122
Barnwell County 39th $603 $606 $712 $963 $1,000
Allendale County 40th $576 $580 $712 $943 $1,036
McCormick County 41st $538 $541 $712 $1,011 $1,036
Marion County 42nd $543 $568 $712 $890 $1,088
Williamsburg County 43rd $538 $541 $712 $880 $1,128
Union County 44th $523 $541 $712 $985 $1,002
Clarendon County 45th $548 $552 $712 $880 $1,050
Marlboro County 46th $484 $541 $712 $931 $1,020

More on South Carolina

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Fair Market Rents are estimated by the HUD.