Ladson

This friendly enclave is celebrated for its beautiful homes, accessibility, and vibrant community spirit, making it an attractive choice.

Welcome to Ladson

A serene suburban retreat with all the conveniences of city life.

Ladson, a gem at the crossroads of Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, offers its residents the perfect blend of suburban tranquility and urban convenience. This friendly enclave is celebrated for its beautiful homes, accessibility, and vibrant community spirit, making it an attractive choice. With its strategic location, Ladson provides seamless access to major highways, simplifying commutes to bustling cities like Charleston and Summerville while preserving the peace and quiet of suburban living. The area's growth has been thoughtfully managed, ensuring that the expansion of amenities and infrastructure enhances residents' quality of life without compromising the area's charm.

The community is adorned with lush parks, inviting shopping centers, and an array of dining options. The community hosts numerous events where residents gather to celebrate, unwind, and connect. Whether you're drawn to the outdoor adventures awaiting in nearby natural preserves or the culinary delights found within the town, Ladson offers a fulfilling lifestyle set against the backdrop of South Carolina's enduring beauty.

What to Love

  • Affordable Living: Competitive housing prices offer value and accessibility to homeownership.
  • Strategic Location: Easy access to Charleston, Summerville, and other cities for work or leisure.
  • Community Vibe: A warm, friendly environment with a focus on fostering strong community ties.
  • Many Amenities: From shopping and dining to recreation and entertainment, everything you need is right here.

Local Lifestyle

Life in Ladson is characterized by the comfortable pace and warmth of a close-knit community, coupled with the conveniences of urban living. The area's parks serve as green sanctuaries for relaxation and play, while the local dining scene offers a taste of the world from the comfort of your neighborhood.

Dining

Swig & Swine in nearby Summerville is a barbecue lover’s dream, offering a mouthwatering selection of smoked meats in a setting that feels like a backyard family gathering. Coastal Coffee Roasters, also in nearby Summerville, stands as a beacon for coffee enthusiasts, blending the art of coffee with the comfort of community in every cup. Sesame Burgers & Beer in North Charleston elevates the burger experience, combining gourmet flavors with casual dining, making it a must-visit for foodies.

Entertainment and Things to Do

The Coastal Carolina Fair is a highlight of Ladson’s endlessly fun calendar, bringing together the community for fun, food, and festivities in a must-see celebration at the Exchange Park Fairgrounds. Don’t miss the live concerts, art shows, petting zoo, magic shows, and much more.

The Holiday Festival of Lights, though a short drive away in Charleston at James Island County Park, is a magical experience, immersing visitors in a wonderland of holiday lights and festive activities that have become a cherished tradition.

Schools

  • College Park Elementary School
  • Oakbrook Elementary School
  • Joseph R. Pye Elementary School
  • Cane Bay Elementary School

Overview for Ladson, SC

14,711 people live in Ladson, where the median age is 35.5 and the average individual income is $32,689. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,711

Total Population

35.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$32,689

Average individual Income

Around Ladson, SC

There's plenty to do around Ladson, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
27
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including James Brown's Famous Boiled Peanuts, Creekville Spirits, and Spirits Express.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.44 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.65 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.68 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Ladson, SC

Ladson has 5,172 households, with an average household size of 2.84. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in Ladson do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada. 14,711 people call Ladson home. The population density is 2,092.96 and the largest age group is Data provided by Statistics Canada.

14,711

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.5

Median Age

Population by Age Group

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Education Level

  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,172

Total Households

2.84

Average Household Size

$32,689

Average individual Income

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Schools in Ladson, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Ladson. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
College Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
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