South Carolina

General Information


Official name South Carolina
Capital Columbia
ISO code US-SC
Statistical agency Bureau of the Census, USA


Administrative units

codecountiesadministrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
2000-04-01
census
population
2010-04-01
census
population
2015-07-01
estimate
45001Abbeville CountyAbbeville1,270.3426,16725,41724,932
45003Aiken CountyAiken2,773.95142,552160,099165,829
45005Allendale CountyAllendale1,056.9511,21110,4199,433
45007Anderson CountyAnderson1,852.96165,740187,126194,692
45009Bamberg CountyBamberg1,018.8216,65815,98714,880
45011Barnwell CountyBarnwell1,420.3223,47822,62121,725
45013Beaufort CountyBeaufort1,492.56120,937162,233179,589
45015Berkeley CountyMoncks Corner2,846.03142,651177,843202,786
45017Calhoun CountySaint Matthews987.1715,18515,17514,781
45019Charleston CountyCharleston2,372.66309,969350,209389,262
45021Cherokee CountyGaffney1,016.9852,53755,34256,194
45023Chester CountyChester1,503.9034,06833,14032,267
45025Chesterfield CountyChesterfield2,069.6142,76846,73446,017
45027Clarendon CountyManning1,571.9732,50234,97133,775
45029Colleton CountyWalterboro2,736.3038,26438,89237,731
45031Darlington CountyDarlington1,453.3767,39468,68167,548
45033Dillon CountyDillon1,048.6130,72232,06231,234
45035Dorchester CountySaint George1,484.6696,413136,555152,478
45037Edgefield CountyEdgefield1,296.0624,59526,98526,514
45039Fairfield CountyWinnsboro1,777.4623,45423,95622,747
45041Florence CountyFlorence2,071.89125,761136,885138,900
45043Georgetown CountyGeorgetown2,107.0855,79760,15861,298
45045Greenville CountyGreenville2,033.45379,616451,225491,863
45047Greenwood CountyGreenwood1,177.7566,27169,66169,838
45049Hampton CountyHampton1,450.1321,38621,09020,049
45051Horry CountyConway2,936.79196,629269,291309,199
45053Jasper CountyRidgeland1,697.2720,67824,77727,824
45055Kershaw CountyCamden1,881.7852,64761,69763,603
45057Lancaster CountyLancaster1,422.3261,35176,65285,842
45059Laurens CountyLaurens1,848.7369,56766,53766,623
45061Lee CountyBishopville1,062.3620,11919,22017,896
45063Lexington CountyLexington1,810.17216,014262,391281,833
45065McCormick CountyMcCormick930.149,95810,2339,706
45067Marion CountyMarion1,267.1035,46633,06231,747
45069Marlboro CountyBennettsville1,242.3428,81828,93327,494
45071Newberry CountyNewberry1,631.8036,10837,50838,012
45073Oconee CountyWalhalla1,622.1966,21574,27375,713
45075Orangeburg CountyOrangeburg2,864.7991,58292,50189,208
45077Pickens CountyPickens1,285.70110,757119,224121,691
45079Richland CountyColumbia1,960.80320,677384,504407,051
45081Saluda CountySaluda1,172.6919,18119,87520,053
45083Spartanburg CountySpartanburg2,092.53253,791284,307297,302
45085Sumter CountySumter1,722.52104,646107,456107,480
45087Union CountyUnion1,331.6929,88128,96127,777
45089Williamsburg CountyKingstree2,419.4637,21734,42332,535
45091York CountyYork1,762.75164,614226,073251,195
 total 77,856.864,012,0124,625,3644,896,146
source: Bureau of the Census, USA.
note: area = land area in square kilometers (km2) [to get square miles divide km2 area by 2.589988].

Main cities

namepopulation
1990-04-01
census
population
2000-04-01
census
population
2010-04-01
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
Columbia98,052116,278129,272133,358
Charleston80,41496,650120,083127,999
North Charleston....97,471104,054
Mount Pleasant....67,84374,885
Rock Hill....66,15469,103
Greenville....58,40961,397
source: Bureau of the Census, USA.