What Is the Average Cost of a Home in Beaufort, South Carolina?

The average home price in Beaufort, South Carolina, is $185,000 as of September 2015, according to Realtor.com. The average sale price in the six months ending in September 2015 was $187,000. Realtor.com reports only 14 rental properties available at an average rent price of $1,599.

Homes in Beaufort are slightly more expensive than the South Carolina average. Statewide, the average home price is $168,000 as of September 2014, and the average sale price is $175,000. Homes in Beaufort are priced at an average of $92 per square foot, compared to $88 per square foot statewide, as of September 2015.

Beaufort is a city of just over 12,000 people located in the southern part of the state. The city's proximity to beaches and military facilities helps fuel demand for homes.