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South Carolina Cities by Population

Below are the 397 South Carolina cities sorted by population from 1 to 373 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank City Population
1 Charleston 150,227
2 Columbia 136,632
3 North Charleston 114,852
4 Mount Pleasant 90,801
5 Rock Hill 74,372
6 Greenville 70,720
7 Summerville 50,915
8 Goose Creek 45,946
9 Sumter 43,463
10 Florence 39,899
11 Spartanburg 38,732
12 Hilton Head Island 37,661
13 Myrtle Beach 35,682
14 Greer 35,308
15 Aiken 32,025
16 Anderson 28,106
17 Bluffton 27,716
18 Conway 24,849
19 Mauldin 24,724
20 Fort Mill 24,521
21 North Augusta 24,379
22 Lexington 23,568
23 Simpsonville 23,354
24 Taylors 23,222
25 Easley 22,921
26 Greenwood 22,545
27 Socastee 22,213
28 Wade Hampton 21,482
29 St. Andrews 20,675
30 Hanahan 20,325
31 North Myrtle Beach 18,790
32 Five Forks 17,737
33 Clemson 17,681
34 West Columbia 17,416
35 Red Hill 15,906
36 Berea 15,578
37 Ladson 15,550
38 Gantt 15,006
39 Seven Oaks 14,652
40 Dentsville 14,431
41 Port Royal 14,220
42 Cayce 13,781
43 Lake Wylie 13,655
44 Beaufort 13,607
45 Parker 13,407
46 Moncks Corner 13,297
47 Orangeburg 13,240
48 Oak Grove 12,899
49 Tega Cay 12,832
50 Gaffney 12,764
51 Little River 11,711
52 James Island 11,621
53 Irmo 11,569
54 Red Bank 10,924
55 Newberry 10,691
56 Forest Acres 10,617
57 Fountain Inn 10,416
58 Boiling Springs 10,405
59 Garden City 10,235
60 Powdersville 10,025
61 Lugoff 9,990
62 Murrells Inlet 9,740
63 Laurens 9,335
64 Woodfield 9,199
65 Seneca 8,850
66 Sans Souci 8,581
67 York 8,503
68 Lancaster 8,460
69 Georgetown 8,403
70 Union 8,174
71 Lake Murray of Richland 8,110
72 Valley Falls 8,012
73 TIE Camden and Travelers Rest 7,788
74 Sangaree 7,781
75 Clinton 7,633
76 Hardeeville 7,473
77 Hartsville 7,446
78 Welcome 7,298
79 Centerville 7,185
80 Bennettsville 7,020
81 Burton 6,777
82 Clover 6,671
83 Forestbrook 6,656
84 Marion 6,448
85 Homeland Park 6,445
86 Dillon 6,384
87 Lyman 6,173
88 Darlington 6,149
89 Lake City 5,903
90 Walterboro 5,544
91 Piedmont 5,411
92 Belvedere 5,380
93 Hollywood 5,339
94 Batesburg-Leesville 5,270
95 Chester 5,269
96 Central 5,247
97 Laurel Bay 5,082
98 Cheraw 5,040
99 Abbeville 4,874
100 Blythewood 4,772
101 Newport 4,744
102 Barnwell 4,652
103 Isle of Palms 4,347
104 Belton 4,335
105 Woodruff 4,212
106 Surfside Beach 4,155
107 Clearwater 4,079
108 Walhalla 4,072
109 Williamston 4,043
110 Duncan 4,041
111 Mullins 4,026
112 Saxon 3,896
113 Manning 3,878
114 Brookdale 3,845
115 Northlake 3,818
116 India Hook 3,817
117 Ridgeland 3,758
118 Dunean 3,740
119 Honea Path 3,686
120 Southern Shops 3,663
121 Pendleton 3,489
122 Pickens 3,388
123 Liberty 3,366
124 Wellford 3,293
125 Arcadia 3,246
126 Kingstree 3,244
127 Winnsboro 3,215
128 Denmark 3,186
129 Dalzell 3,175
130 Saluda 3,122
131 Burnettown 3,105
132 Bamberg 3,076
133 Lesslie 3,068
134 Bishopville 3,024
135 Golden Grove 3,002
136 Inman 2,990
137 East Gaffney 2,882
138 Williston 2,877
139 Lakewood 2,810
140 North Hartsville 2,775
141 Springdale town 2,744
142 Arial 2,729
143 TIE Allendale and Hampton 2,694
144 Andrews 2,575
145 Ravenel 2,542
146 Hopkins 2,514
147 Springdale 2,492
148 Landrum 2,481
149 Pageland 2,456
150 Loris 2,449
151 Graniteville 2,439
152 Gloverville 2,406
153 Cherryvale 2,405
154 South Congaree 2,377
155 TIE Roebuck and Elgin CDP 2,357
156 Westminster 2,353
157 Judson 2,352
158 Edgefield 2,322
159 Shell Point 2,281
160 Pacolet 2,274
161 McCormick 2,232
162 New Ellenton 2,210
163 Pine Ridge 2,167
164 Timmonsville 2,099
165 Slater-Marietta 2,087
166 Folly Beach 2,078
167 Ninety Six 2,076
168 McColl 2,070
169 Edisto 2,058
170 Seabrook Island 2,050
171 Cowpens 2,023
172 Kiawah Island 2,013
173 Johnston 1,997
174 South Sumter 1,989
175 Bonneau Beach 1,982
176 Privateer 1,980
177 Great Falls 1,951
178 Wilkinson Heights 1,946
179 Blackville 1,923
180 Sullivan's Island 1,891
181 Blacksburg 1,889
182 St. George 1,843
183 St. Matthews 1,841
184 Estill 1,821
185 Chapin 1,809
186 Riverview 1,748
187 Calhoun Falls 1,727
188 Murphys Estates 1,719
189 Ware Shoals 1,701
190 Kershaw 1,693
191 Ridgeville 1,672
192 Varnville 1,669
193 Watts Mills 1,654
194 Fairforest 1,646
195 TIE Reidville and Elgin 1,634
196 Winnsboro Mills 1,632
197 Gaston 1,608
198 Stateburg 1,593
199 Monarch Mill 1,584
200 St. Stephen 1,571
201 Mayo 1,567
202 Jackson 1,521
203 Joanna 1,517
204 Wedgefield 1,507
205 Fairfax 1,505
206 Langley 1,485
207 Eureka Mill 1,420
208 Awendaw 1,399
209 TIE Meggett and Whitmire 1,390
210 Johnsonville 1,378
211 Chesterfield 1,357
212 Utica 1,347
213 Pelzer 1,344
214 Cane Savannah 1,335
215 City View 1,322
216 Irwin 1,321
217 TIE Catawba and Gadsden 1,301
218 Holly Hill 1,298
219 Latta 1,296
220 Buffalo 1,288
221 Tigerville 1,244
222 Inman Mills 1,233
223 Due West 1,219
224 Prosperity 1,178
225 Lincolnville 1,147
226 East Sumter 1,135
227 Warrenville 1,134
228 Oakland 1,099
229 Yemassee 1,080
230 Pamplico 1,061
231 Lake Secession 1,058
232 Edisto Beach 1,033
233 Iva 1,015
234 Branchville 998
235 Pinopolis 982
236 Aynor 974
237 TIE West Pelzer and Fort Lawn 962
238 Quinby 915
239 Gayle Mill 866
240 Arcadia Lakes 865
241 Lamar 862
242 Jonesville 852
243 Van Wyck 848
244 Wallace 843
245 Chesnee 829
246 Summerton 814
247 Santee 797
248 Bowman 788
249 Jefferson 772
250 Lake View 764
251 Gray Court 763
252 Turbeville 760
253 Six Mile 759
254 McBee 758
255 Coward 748
256 TIE Bucksport and Startex 745
257 Heath Springs 742
258 Norris 741
259 Swansea 722
260 Fair Play 704
261 Cottageville 701
262 North 696
263 Enoree 687
264 Campobello 675
265 Harleyville 666
266 Scranton 648
267 TIE Wagener and Pelion 631
268 Eastover 614
269 Clio 608
270 McClellanville 605
271 Ridge Spring 579
272 Lydia 572
273 Gilbert 571
274 Elloree 570
275 Olanta 550
276 Mayesville 548
277 Clifton 544
278 Mulberry 540
279 Converse 534
280 Hemingway 504
281 Pinewood 503
282 Briarcliffe Acres 479
283 Lane 472
284 Sharon 462
285 Ehrhardt 457
286 Springfield 455
287 Hickory Grove 449
288 Society Hill 438
289 TIE Bonneau and Brunson 431
290 Summit 423
291 Hilda 418
292 Jacksonboro 412
293 Cross Hill 404
294 Alcolu 402
295 TIE Greeleyville and Lockhart 384
296 Russellville 380
297 Promised Land 378
298 Cameron 376
299 West Union 374
300 Salley 329
301 Donalds 328
302 Carlisle 321
303 Neeses 320
304 Lynchburg 318
305 Bethune 315
306 Modoc 312
307 Ruby 307
308 TIE Clarks Hill and Norway 289
309 TIE Richburg and McConnells 280
310 Ware Place 273
311 TIE Ridgeway and Patrick 266
312 Gifford 257
313 Rowesville 253
314 Snelling 250
315 Little Mountain 249
316 Rembert 246
317 Glendale 244
318 Eutawville 235
319 Nichols 234
320 Paxville 232
321 Furman 224
322 Olar 215
323 Cokesbury 212
324 Central Pacolet 209
325 Monetta 205
326 Reevesville 201
327 TIE Trenton and Stuckey 200
328 Newry 199
329 Atlantic Beach 195
330 Perry 194
331 Lowrys 184
332 Fingerville 174
333 Shiloh 168
334 Starr 165
335 Silverstreet 164
336 Hodges 162
337 Woodford 161
338 Bradley 160
339 Scotia 158
340 TIE Mount Carmel and Coronaca 156
341 Waterloo 149
342 Kline 148
343 TIE Antreville, Sycamore, and Sellers 147
344 Rockville 141
345 Elko 140
346 Cordova 136
347 Mount Croghan 135
348 Livingston 132
349 Pawleys Island 130
350 Vance 128
351 Pomaria 127
352 TIE Lowndesville, Parksville, and Salem 120
353 Ward 119
354 Cross Anchor 116
355 TIE Windsor and Blenheim 115
356 Mountville 100
357 TIE Williams, Luray, and Smoaks 98
358 Boykin 88
359 Oswego 86
360 Troy 83
361 Lodge 82
362 TIE Willington and Gramling 81
363 Tatum 76
364 Plum Branch 72
365 Jamestown 68
366 Ulmer 65
367 Islandton 58
368 Govan 56
369 Smyrna 55
370 Peak 51
371 Princeton 49
372 Jenkinsville 40
373 Cope 37

The table above displays the most recent population estimates data for all cities where data are available from the following datasets:

  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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