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South Carolina Counties by Population

Below are the 46 South Carolina counties sorted by population from 1 to 46 . The population data are from the 2021 Population Estimates Program and 2020 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 County Population
1 Greenville County 533,834
2 Richland County 418,307
3 Charleston County 413,024
4 Horry County 365,579
5 Spartanburg County 335,864
6 Lexington County 300,137
7 York County 288,595
8 Berkeley County 236,701
9 Anderson County 206,908
10 Beaufort County 191,748
11 Aiken County 170,776
12 Dorchester County 163,327
13 Florence County 136,504
14 Pickens County 132,229
15 Sumter County 104,758
16 Lancaster County 100,336
17 Orangeburg County 82,962
18 Oconee County 79,203
19 Greenwood County 69,241
20 Laurens County 67,803
21 Kershaw County 66,130
22 Georgetown County 63,921
23 Darlington County 62,755
24 Cherokee County 56,052
25 Chesterfield County 43,268
26 Colleton County 38,462
27 Newberry County 37,996
28 Chester County 32,209
29 Clarendon County 31,024
30 Williamsburg County 30,484
31 Jasper County 30,324
32 Marion County 28,784
33 Dillon County 28,087
34 Union County 27,016
35 Marlboro County 26,382
36 Edgefield County 26,153
37 Abbeville County 24,299
38 Fairfield County 20,690
39 Barnwell County 20,580
40 Saluda County 18,821
41 Hampton County 18,180
42 Lee County 16,280
43 Calhoun County 14,165
44 Bamberg County 13,189
45 McCormick County 9,760
46 Allendale County 7,858

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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