South Carolina 2015 Black or African American Alone Population By County

Updated on December 2, 2021.

The US Census Bureau estimated that the Black or African American Alone population in South Carolina was 1,353,152 in 2015, and represented 27.64% of South Carolina's 4,896,006 population in 2015. Richland County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (192,559 residents), followed by Charleston County with 109,583 residents, and Greenville County with 90,802 residents. McCormick County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (4,654 residents) in 2015.

Hover over or click on the counties to see the number and percentage of each county's Black or African American Alone population. The data can also be filtered, sorted, and explored further in a table below.

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South Carolina 2015 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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Table of South Carolina 2015 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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County Black Alone Population % of County Population
Abbeville 6980 28.13
Aiken 41782 25.2
Allendale 6970 73.87
Anderson 31714 16.36
Bamberg 8994 61.28
Barnwell 9665 44.35
Beaufort 34177 18.98
Berkeley 50566 24.87
Calhoun 6164 41.77
Charleston 109583 28.11
Cherokee 11783 20.84
Chester 12020 37.08
Chesterfield 15142 32.8
Clarendon 16506 48.49
Colleton 14381 38.41
Darlington 28090 41.59
Dillon 14669 47.11
Dorchester 39207 25.64
Edgefield 9805 36.6
Fairfield 13353 58.31
Florence 59126 42.6
Georgetown 19841 32.26
Greenville 90802 18.49
Greenwood 22578 32.26
Hampton 10779 53.98
Horry 42052 13.59
Jasper 12027 43.75
Kershaw 15881 24.94
Lancaster 19284 22.33
Laurens 17238 25.94
Lee 11401 64
Lexington 42444 15.06
McCormick 4654 48.12
Marion 18019 56.72
Marlboro 14197 51.45
Newberry 11894 31.48
Oconee 5902 7.78
Orangeburg 55623 62.38
Pickens 8272 6.8
Richland 192559 47.38
Saluda 5354 26.56
Spartanburg 62065 20.92
Sumter 51027 47.54
Union 8742 31.52
Williamsburg 21248 65.35
York 48592 19.38