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    MCRD Parris Island, SC - Housing

    MCRD Parris Island is near three local communities, Beaufort, Hilton Head, and Bluffton. The total population of the local area is roughly 162,000 people, plus a summer population. It take about 20 minutes to commute from Beaufort to Parris Island; Hilton Head takes about an hour, and Bluffton takes about 45 minutes. Many Marines live in Laurel Bay, about 15 minutes away.

    Beaufort County is in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, near the Atlantic Coast and near sea level. The area is warm and humid, with mild winters and hot and humid summers

    The average listing price for a house in Beaufort in the last three years was about $245,000 to $330,000, depending on location.The average rent in the Beaufort County area for a one-bedroom is about $800, and for a four-bedroom about $1400. has more information about the local area, including some base history, local profiles, activities, where to find a film festival, what the local food festivals are, local museums, local sports and sports teams, and what's good to hunt or fish. Tabs to the left have local and station information, tabs to the right have links to local resources and services, and links below to find off post housing or contact a relocation specialist.