John’s Island, the largest island is South Carolina, is a barrier island just off the coast of Charleston, west of James Island and East of Wadamalaw Island, all members of the Intercoastal Waterway. Around 21,421 people call this beautiful island home. Median household income for this area is $55,887, and estimated median house value is $227,170.
John’s Island is perhaps most well known for one of the largest and oldest Oak trees in America, the Angel Oak. At 65 feet tall, with foliage reaching over 17,000 square feet, the Angel Oak is thought to be over 1,200 years old. Just 8 miles from James Island and 9 miles from Kiawah Island, John’s Island is aptly located in Charleston County to access all the beautiful nature of surrounding island and take hold of the bustling job opportunities in the city of Charleston.
Like James Island, John’s Island SC is proud of its small town communities and laid-back way of life. There is no finer way to enjoy the beauty of Charleston than relaxed under an Oak tree by the river, basking in the history of days past and dreams of years to come. Sailing, boating and fishing charters are just a few ways to take advantage of the Stono River. If you pass over the waterway to Wadamalaw Island, you can spend the day exploring America’s oldest running tea plantation. Nearby Ravenel houses the Caw Caw Interpretive Center, where history and nature come to life with aviaries, river walks, wildlife and more.
Charleston is booming with opportunity for jobs and career growth in nearby Mount Pleasant, Downtown Charleston and Daniel Island. See job opportunities here.
John’s Island offers excellence in academic opportunity by offering many private schools, a Montessori school and several public schools. With two high schools, two middle schools and five elementary schools, this small island has big opportunities for the children in their communities.