McClellanville : South carolina

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What it's Like to Retire in McClellanville

Experience life at a slower pace in McClellanville.  McClellanville is a tiny town of about 500 located midway down South Carolina's Atlantic Coast. McClellanville is surrounded by the Francis Marion National Forest. It has traditionally derived its livelihood from the sea and coastal marshes by fishing, shrimping and oystering.


Where to Retire in McClellanville and Home Prices

There are active adult and 55+ communities near McClellanville and other SC towns nearby. City-Data reports the median sale price to be about  $260,000 in late 2014.


What is special about McClellanville

There are so many things to do in McClellanville. It is a tiny old fishing town with great fishing and outdoor activities.

What is not special about McClellanville

McClellanville lacks the entertainment, medical facilities and expansive culture that larger cities may have.

Who will like retirement in McClellanville

Here are some helpful information about McClellanville.  People who retire here are looking for a slower pace of life.

Local economy is driven by

McClellanville relies on seafood as it's main industry, including shrimpings, oystering, clamming, and fishing.   Which also lends to having great seafood restaurants

Climate and Physical Environment

Bounded on all sides by the Francis Marion National Forest  and Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

McClellanville's history is it's main cultural draw.  The Village Museum is one the best small town museums in America


McClellanville has a low crime rate.


Medical facilities

McClellanville has a local general practice physician and a dentist.  One hour away in Charleston is the Medical University of South Carolina and 30 minutes to hopsitals in Mount Pleasant and Georgetown.


You can get around McClellanville very easily in car, on foot, by bicycle, or golf cart.  There is also public transportation that goes to Mount Pleasant and Charleston

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  • State: SC
  • Environment: Rural,Coastal,Boating Community,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 45-64
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: <80 (Very low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: MyMcClellanville

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