IOP & Sullivan’s Island
Isle of Palms is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population on the island was 4,133. Isle of Palms is a barrier island on the South Carolina coast. As defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, and used by the U.S. Census Bureau for statistical purposes only, Isle of Palms is included within the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan area and the Charleston-North Charleston Urbanized Area. The town lies along a narrow strip of land, hugging the beach, separated from the mainland by the Intracoastal Waterway. It is an affluent community of both vacation home owners and year-round residents, with large beachfront homes, resorts, and local restaurants. Beach volleyball is popular in the summer, and the “Windjammer” club hosts several tournaments throughout the year.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 square miles (15km2). 4.5 square miles (12km2) of it is land (80.56%) and 1.1 square miles (2.8km2) of it (19.44%) is water. It is the location of the Wild Dunes Resort. As of the census of 2010, there were 4,133 people residing in the city. The population density was 743.6 people per square mile (287.1/km). There were 4,274 housing units at an average density of 868.7 per square mile (296.8/km). The racial makeup of the city was 97.65% White, 1.06% Hispanic or Latino, 0.56% African American, 0.75% Asian, 0.15% Native American, 0.17% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races.
Sullivan’s Island is a town and island in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, at the entrance to Charleston Harbor. According to the US Census Bureau’s 2000 Census, there were 1,911 people, 797 households, and 483 families residing in the town. The population density was 787.2 people per square mile (303.6/km²). There were 1,045 housing units at an average density of 430.5 per square mile (166.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.74% White, 0.63% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.16% Asian, and 0.42% from race were 0.84% of the population. Sullivan’s Island has some of the highest per capita real estate costs in the United States. Although not the most expensive in the region, home values on Sullivan’s Island, based on the small size of the island and number of regular residents, makes it one of the priciest locations.