Since its incorporation in 1972, North Charleston has grown to become one of South Carolina's most vibrant and appealing communities. The city is nestled on the central coast of the state and is a part of the greater Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan area that has a population of over 700,000 people.
North Charleston blends small town living with access to a growing roster of urban amenities. The region's beauty and history make it a magnet for tourism and visitors enjoy access to abundant nearby beaches, water sports and outdoor activities ideal for the region's subtropical climate. The North Charleston Coliseum is home to local sporting events, including minor league hockey and college basketball, and the North Charleston Performing Arts Center hosts a busy schedule of cultural and arts events.
The city is a leader for manufacturing and retail sales in the state, with a diverse and thriving economy that is developing a reputation as a hub for innovation. Boeing South Carolina is a major enterprise employer: North Charleston is home to a facility that performs final assembly and delivery services for the 787 Dreamliner. Land that was formerly part of the Charleston Naval Base is now home to a major intermodal port facility and a growing number of social services, government, non-profit and healthcare facilities.
If a move to North Charleston for work is in your future, you can learn more about the community and view recent news and announcements at the city's official website https://www.northcharleston.org/.