South Carolina 2016 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 1,363,711 in 2016, and represented 27.48% of South Carolina's 4,963,031 population in 2016. Richland County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (195,394 residents), followed by Charleston County with 110,008 residents, and Greenville County with 92,335 residents. McCormick County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (4,532 residents) in 2016.

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 2016 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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Table of South Carolina 2016 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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County Black Alone Population % of County Population
Abbeville 6956 28.18
Aiken 42142 25.19
Allendale 6707 73.94
Anderson 31996 16.35
Bamberg 8782 60.66
Barnwell 9581 44.34
Beaufort 34488 18.76
Berkeley 51482 24.66
Calhoun 6188 41.94
Charleston 110008 27.68
Cherokee 11830 20.85
Chester 11968 37.05
Chesterfield 15233 33.02
Clarendon 16502 48.14
Colleton 14329 38.11
Darlington 28033 41.65
Dillon 14455 47.09
Dorchester 40235 25.72
Edgefield 9630 36.15
Fairfield 13147 58.04
Florence 59115 42.63
Georgetown 19637 31.87
Greenville 92335 18.48
Greenwood 22614 32.23
Hampton 10709 54.08
Horry 43324 13.47
Jasper 12217 43.44
Kershaw 15994 24.86
Lancaster 19761 21.97
Laurens 17135 25.71
Lee 11215 64.06
Lexington 43616 15.22
McCormick 4532 47.22
Marion 18068 56.87
Marlboro 13861 51.29
Newberry 11976 31.55
Oconee 5954 7.78
Orangeburg 55043 62.25
Pickens 8429 6.84
Richland 195394 47.71
Saluda 5364 26.59
Spartanburg 62890 20.89
Sumter 51230 47.76
Union 8776 31.74
Williamsburg 20781 65.19
York 50049 19.39