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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 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 County Population
1 Greenville County 525,534
2 Richland County 416,147
3 Charleston County 408,235
4 Horry County 351,029
5 Spartanburg County 327,997
6 Lexington County 293,991
7 York County 282,090
8 Berkeley County 229,861
9 Anderson County 203,718
10 Beaufort County 187,117
11 Aiken County 168,808
12 Dorchester County 161,540
13 Florence County 137,059
14 Pickens County 131,404
15 Sumter County 105,556
16 Lancaster County 96,016
17 Orangeburg County 84,223
18 Oconee County 78,607
19 Greenwood County 69,351
20 Laurens County 67,539
21 Kershaw County 65,403
22 Georgetown County 63,404
23 Darlington County 62,905
24 Cherokee County 56,216
25 Chesterfield County 43,273
26 Colleton County 38,604
27 Newberry County 37,719
28 Chester County 32,294
29 Clarendon County 31,144
30 Williamsburg County 31,026
31 Marion County 29,183
32 Jasper County 28,791
33 Dillon County 28,292
34 Union County 27,244
35 Marlboro County 26,667
36 Edgefield County 25,657
37 Abbeville County 24,295
38 Fairfield County 20,948
39 Barnwell County 20,589
40 Saluda County 18,862
41 Hampton County 18,561
42 Lee County 16,531
43 Calhoun County 14,119
44 Bamberg County 13,311
45 McCormick County 9,526
46 Allendale County 8,039

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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