South Carolina's Population and Growth Rate Timeline

The latest resident population of South Carolina is 5,148,714 (2019) and the population growth rate in 2019 is 1.270%. The below table is South Carolina's resident population trend from 2010 to 2019 [1].

Year Population Growth Rate (%)
2019 5,148,714 1.270
2018 5,084,156 1.252
2017 5,021,268 1.277
2016 4,957,968 1.350
2015 4,891,938 1.416
2014 4,823,617 1.250
2013 4,764,080 0.991
2012 4,717,354 0.971
2011 4,671,994 0.784
2010 4,635,649 N/A

10 most populated cities in South Carolina (2019)

The most populated city in South Carolina is Charleston city, South Carolina (137,566). The total population of top 10 cities is 797,706 and it takes up 15.5% of South Carolina.

City / Town Population Source
Charleston city, South Carolina 137,566 [2]
Columbia city, South Carolina 131,674 [2]
North Charleston city, South Carolina 115,382 [2]
Mount Pleasant town, South Carolina 91,684 [2]
Rock Hill city, South Carolina 75,048 [2]
Greenville city, South Carolina 70,635 [2]
Summerville town, South Carolina 52,549 [2]
Goose Creek city, South Carolina 43,665 [2]
Hilton Head Island town, South Carolina 39,861 [2]
Sumter city, South Carolina 39,642 [2]

10 least populated cities in South Carolina (2019)

The least populated city in South Carolina is Jenkinsville town, South Carolina (43).

City / Town Population Source
Jenkinsville town, South Carolina 43 [2]
Smyrna town, South Carolina 53 [2]
Govan town, South Carolina 56 [2]
Peak town, South Carolina 63 [2]
Tatum town, South Carolina 69 [2]
Cope town, South Carolina 70 [2]
Ulmer town, South Carolina 73 [2]
Plum Branch town, South Carolina 74 [2]
Jamestown town, South Carolina 82 [2]
Ward town, South Carolina 93 [2]

The populations of all cities in South Carolina (2019)

City / Town Population Source
Abbeville city, South Carolina 5,014 [2]
Aiken city, South Carolina 30,869 [2]
Allendale town, South Carolina 2,924 [2]
Anderson city, South Carolina 27,676 [2]
Andrews town, South Carolina 2,859 [2]
Arcadia Lakes town, South Carolina 874 [2]
Atlantic Beach town, South Carolina 445 [2]
Awendaw town, South Carolina 1,443 [2]
Aynor town, South Carolina 967 [2]
Bamberg town, South Carolina 3,189 [2]
Barnwell city, South Carolina 4,291 [2]
Batesburg-Leesville town, South Carolina 5,415 [2]
Beaufort city, South Carolina 13,436 [2]
Belton city, South Carolina 4,455 [2]
Bennettsville city, South Carolina 7,730 [2]
Bethune town, South Carolina 350 [2]
Bishopville city, South Carolina 3,017 [2]
Blacksburg town, South Carolina 1,880 [2]
Blackville town, South Carolina 2,189 [2]
Blenheim town, South Carolina 142 [2]
Bluffton town, South Carolina 25,557 [2]
Blythewood town, South Carolina 4,150 [2]
Bonneau town, South Carolina 486 [2]
Bowman town, South Carolina 888 [2]
Branchville town, South Carolina 953 [2]
Briarcliffe Acres town, South Carolina 593 [2]
Brunson town, South Carolina 496 [2]
Burnettown town, South Carolina 2,747 [2]
Calhoun Falls town, South Carolina 1,902 [2]
Camden city, South Carolina 7,220 [2]
Cameron town, South Carolina 398 [2]
Campobello town, South Carolina 593 [2]
Carlisle town, South Carolina 412 [2]
Cayce city, South Carolina 14,009 [2]
Central Pacolet town, South Carolina 241 [2]
Central town, South Carolina 5,385 [2]
Chapin town, South Carolina 1,633 [2]
Charleston city, South Carolina 137,566 [2]
Cheraw town, South Carolina 5,562 [2]
Chesnee city, South Carolina 957 [2]
Chester city, South Carolina 5,377 [2]
Chesterfield town, South Carolina 1,415 [2]
Clemson city, South Carolina 17,501 [2]
Clinton city, South Carolina 8,380 [2]
Clio town, South Carolina 658 [2]
Clover town, South Carolina 6,519 [2]
Columbia city, South Carolina 131,674 [2]
Conway city, South Carolina 25,956 [2]
Cope town, South Carolina 70 [2]
Cordova town, South Carolina 160 [2]
Cottageville town, South Carolina 745 [2]
Coward town, South Carolina 771 [2]
Cowpens town, South Carolina 2,419 [2]
Cross Hill town, South Carolina 505 [2]
Darlington city, South Carolina 5,940 [2]
Denmark city, South Carolina 2,934 [2]
Dillon city, South Carolina 6,311 [2]
Donalds town, South Carolina 331 [2]
Due West town, South Carolina 1,203 [2]
Duncan town, South Carolina 3,626 [2]
Easley city, South Carolina 21,364 [2]
Eastover town, South Carolina 841 [2]
Edgefield town, South Carolina 4,810 [2]
Edisto Beach town, South Carolina 406 [2]
Ehrhardt town, South Carolina 482 [2]
Elgin town, South Carolina 1,585 [2]
Elko town, South Carolina 179 [2]
Elloree town, South Carolina 641 [2]
Estill town, South Carolina 1,857 [2]
Eutawville town, South Carolina 290 [2]
Fairfax town, South Carolina 1,675 [2]
Florence city, South Carolina 38,531 [2]
Folly Beach city, South Carolina 2,660 [2]
Forest Acres city, South Carolina 10,298 [2]
Fort Lawn town, South Carolina 886 [2]
Fort Mill town, South Carolina 22,284 [2]
Fountain Inn city, South Carolina 10,441 [2]
Furman town, South Carolina 218 [2]
Gaffney city, South Carolina 12,609 [2]
Gaston town, South Carolina 1,699 [2]
Georgetown city, South Carolina 8,742 [2]
Gifford town, South Carolina 263 [2]
Gilbert town, South Carolina 643 [2]
Goose Creek city, South Carolina 43,665 [2]
Govan town, South Carolina 56 [2]
Gray Court town, South Carolina 821 [2]
Great Falls town, South Carolina 1,877 [2]
Greeleyville town, South Carolina 380 [2]
Greenville city, South Carolina 70,635 [2]
Greenwood city, South Carolina 23,403 [2]
Greer city, South Carolina 33,373 [2]
Hampton town, South Carolina 2,505 [2]
Hanahan city, South Carolina 26,917 [2]
Hardeeville city, South Carolina 7,278 [2]
Harleyville town, South Carolina 699 [2]
Hartsville city, South Carolina 7,542 [2]
Heath Springs town, South Carolina 1,019 [2]
Hemingway town, South Carolina 395 [2]
Hickory Grove town, South Carolina 551 [2]
Hilda town, South Carolina 408 [2]
Hilton Head Island town, South Carolina 39,861 [2]
Hodges town, South Carolina 148 [2]
Holly Hill town, South Carolina 1,178 [2]
Hollywood town, South Carolina 5,227 [2]
Honea Path town, South Carolina 3,826 [2]
Inman city, South Carolina 2,430 [2]
Irmo town, South Carolina 12,483 [2]
Isle of Palms city, South Carolina 4,360 [2]
Iva town, South Carolina 1,325 [2]
Jackson town, South Carolina 1,803 [2]
James Island town, South Carolina 12,109 [2]
Jamestown town, South Carolina 82 [2]
Jefferson town, South Carolina 712 [2]
Jenkinsville town, South Carolina 43 [2]
Johnsonville city, South Carolina 1,485 [2]
Johnston town, South Carolina 2,381 [2]
Jonesville town, South Carolina 838 [2]
Kershaw town, South Carolina 2,321 [2]
Kiawah Island town, South Carolina 1,769 [2]
Kingstree town, South Carolina 3,063 [2]
Kline town, South Carolina 181 [2]
Lake City city, South Carolina 6,497 [2]
Lake View town, South Carolina 758 [2]
Lamar town, South Carolina 935 [2]
Lancaster city, South Carolina 9,119 [2]
Landrum city, South Carolina 2,677 [2]
Lane town, South Carolina 452 [2]
Latta town, South Carolina 1,285 [2]
Laurens city, South Carolina 8,849 [2]
Lexington town, South Carolina 22,157 [2]
Liberty city, South Carolina 3,154 [2]
Lincolnville town, South Carolina 2,529 [2]
Little Mountain town, South Carolina 294 [2]
Livingston town, South Carolina 122 [2]
Lockhart town, South Carolina 457 [2]
Lodge town, South Carolina 113 [2]
Loris city, South Carolina 2,761 [2]
Lowndesville town, South Carolina 119 [2]
Lowrys town, South Carolina 193 [2]
Luray town, South Carolina 123 [2]
Lyman town, South Carolina 3,718 [2]
Lynchburg town, South Carolina 335 [2]
Manning city, South Carolina 3,892 [2]
Marion city, South Carolina 6,326 [2]
Mauldin city, South Carolina 25,409 [2]
Mayesville town, South Carolina 715 [2]
McBee town, South Carolina 854 [2]
McClellanville town, South Carolina 542 [2]
McColl town, South Carolina 1,970 [2]
McConnells town, South Carolina 315 [2]
McCormick town, South Carolina 2,352 [2]
Meggett town, South Carolina 1,297 [2]
Moncks Corner town, South Carolina 11,986 [2]
Monetta town, South Carolina 240 [2]
Mount Croghan town, South Carolina 185 [2]
Mount Pleasant town, South Carolina 91,684 [2]
Mullins city, South Carolina 4,239 [2]
Myrtle Beach city, South Carolina 34,695 [2]
Neeses town, South Carolina 342 [2]
New Ellenton town, South Carolina 2,151 [2]
Newberry city, South Carolina 10,199 [2]
Nichols town, South Carolina 335 [2]
Ninety Six town, South Carolina 2,042 [2]
Norris town, South Carolina 824 [2]
North Augusta city, South Carolina 23,845 [2]
North Charleston city, South Carolina 115,382 [2]
North Myrtle Beach city, South Carolina 16,819 [2]
North town, South Carolina 708 [2]
Norway town, South Carolina 309 [2]
Olanta town, South Carolina 557 [2]
Olar town, South Carolina 228 [2]
Orangeburg city, South Carolina 12,654 [2]
Pacolet town, South Carolina 2,550 [2]
Pageland town, South Carolina 2,636 [2]
Pamplico town, South Carolina 1,220 [2]
Parksville town, South Carolina 111 [2]
Patrick town, South Carolina 340 [2]
Pawleys Island town, South Carolina 108 [2]
Paxville town, South Carolina 179 [2]
Peak town, South Carolina 63 [2]
Pelion town, South Carolina 711 [2]
Pelzer town, South Carolina 1,401 [2]
Pendleton town, South Carolina 3,285 [2]
Perry town, South Carolina 248 [2]
Pickens city, South Carolina 3,170 [2]
Pine Ridge town, South Carolina 2,366 [2]
Pinewood town, South Carolina 534 [2]
Plum Branch town, South Carolina 74 [2]
Pomaria town, South Carolina 177 [2]
Port Royal town, South Carolina 13,235 [2]
Prosperity town, South Carolina 1,292 [2]
Quinby town, South Carolina 922 [2]
Ravenel town, South Carolina 2,720 [2]
Reevesville town, South Carolina 204 [2]
Reidville town, South Carolina 678 [2]
Richburg town, South Carolina 260 [2]
Ridge Spring town, South Carolina 748 [2]
Ridgeland town, South Carolina 3,811 [2]
Ridgeville town, South Carolina 1,705 [2]
Ridgeway town, South Carolina 291 [2]
Rock Hill city, South Carolina 75,048 [2]
Rockville town, South Carolina 136 [2]
Rowesville town, South Carolina 279 [2]
Ruby town, South Carolina 339 [2]
Salem town, South Carolina 152 [2]
Salley town, South Carolina 415 [2]
Saluda town, South Carolina 3,605 [2]
Santee town, South Carolina 900 [2]
Scotia town, South Carolina 197 [2]
Scranton town, South Carolina 862 [2]
Seabrook Island town, South Carolina 1,865 [2]
Sellers town, South Carolina 200 [2]
Seneca city, South Carolina 8,533 [2]
Sharon town, South Carolina 625 [2]
Silverstreet town, South Carolina 167 [2]
Simpsonville city, South Carolina 24,221 [2]
Six Mile town, South Carolina 672 [2]
Smoaks town, South Carolina 118 [2]
Smyrna town, South Carolina 53 [2]
Snelling town, South Carolina 258 [2]
Society Hill town, South Carolina 528 [2]
South Congaree town, South Carolina 2,484 [2]
Spartanburg city, South Carolina 37,399 [2]
Springdale town, South Carolina 2,733 [2]
Springfield town, South Carolina 484 [2]
St. George town, South Carolina 2,202 [2]
St. Matthews town, South Carolina 1,912 [2]
St. Stephen town, South Carolina 1,814 [2]
Starr town, South Carolina 190 [2]
Stuckey town, South Carolina 219 [2]
Sullivan's Island town, South Carolina 1,924 [2]
Summerton town, South Carolina 927 [2]
Summerville town, South Carolina 52,549 [2]
Summit town, South Carolina 476 [2]
Sumter city, South Carolina 39,642 [2]
Surfside Beach town, South Carolina 4,525 [2]
Swansea town, South Carolina 961 [2]
Sycamore town, South Carolina 153 [2]
Tatum town, South Carolina 69 [2]
Tega Cay city, South Carolina 11,335 [2]
Timmonsville town, South Carolina 2,366 [2]
Travelers Rest city, South Carolina 5,346 [2]
Trenton town, South Carolina 198 [2]
Troy town, South Carolina 99 [2]
Turbeville town, South Carolina 787 [2]
Ulmer town, South Carolina 73 [2]
Union city, South Carolina 7,640 [2]
Van Wyck town, South Carolina 1,080 [2]
Vance town, South Carolina 153 [2]
Varnville town, South Carolina 1,976 [2]
Wagener town, South Carolina 837 [2]
Walhalla city, South Carolina 4,472 [2]
Walterboro city, South Carolina 5,426 [2]
Ward town, South Carolina 93 [2]
Ware Shoals town, South Carolina 2,154 [2]
Waterloo town, South Carolina 150 [2]
Wellford city, South Carolina 2,718 [2]
West Columbia city, South Carolina 17,998 [2]
West Pelzer town, South Carolina 946 [2]
West Union town, South Carolina 334 [2]
Westminster city, South Carolina 2,591 [2]
Whitmire town, South Carolina 1,454 [2]
Williams town, South Carolina 109 [2]
Williamston town, South Carolina 4,260 [2]
Williston town, South Carolina 2,925 [2]
Windsor town, South Carolina 145 [2]
Winnsboro town, South Carolina 3,181 [2]
Woodford town, South Carolina 171 [2]
Woodruff city, South Carolina 4,418 [2]
Yemassee town, South Carolina 1,136 [2]
York city, South Carolina 8,412 [2]

Data Source

  • [1] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-total.html
  • [2] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places in the United States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-total-cities-and-towns.html