At $3,945 per month, Charleston is one of the more expensive cities for assisted living in the state. The least expensive option is Sumter, which has a monthly average cost of $2,663. At the upper end of the cost scale, Hilton Island has an average monthly cost of $4,500, and the average senior in the coastal city of Myrtle Beach pays $4,070 for assisted living.
When it comes to assisted living, Greenville is fairly close in price to Spartanburg, though the latter is slightly cheaper, with an average cost of $3,600. Other cities in South Carolina offer rates that are lower still. The median rate in Columbia is $3,270, and in Florence, it is $3,456. Sumter’s prices are particularly low, averaging $2,663 per month.