South Carolina 2017 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 1,372,490 in 2017, and represented 27.30% of South Carolina's 5,027,102 population in 2017. Richland County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (197,864 residents), followed by Charleston County with 109,635 residents, and Greenville County with 93,550 residents. McCormick County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (4,418 residents) in 2017.

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 2017 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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Table of South Carolina 2017 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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County Black Alone Population % of County Population
Abbeville 6834 27.78
Aiken 42665 25.32
Allendale 6631 73.6
Anderson 32343 16.31
Bamberg 8733 60.64
Barnwell 9391 43.96
Beaufort 34631 18.52
Berkeley 52768 24.55
Calhoun 6047 41.17
Charleston 109635 27.22
Cherokee 11820 20.75
Chester 11937 36.96
Chesterfield 15197 33.05
Clarendon 16361 48.05
Colleton 14188 37.74
Darlington 28010 41.79
Dillon 14345 47.12
Dorchester 40978 25.69
Edgefield 9646 35.93
Fairfield 13042 57.69
Florence 59282 42.8
Georgetown 19443 31.41
Greenville 93550 18.43
Greenwood 22806 32.34
Hampton 10541 53.98
Horry 44474 13.35
Jasper 12220 42.79
Kershaw 16120 24.72
Lancaster 20073 21.7
Laurens 17069 25.53
Lee 11174 64.27
Lexington 44608 15.36
McCormick 4418 46.18
Marion 17842 57.03
Marlboro 13661 51.15
Newberry 12017 31.31
Oconee 5909 7.64
Orangeburg 54624 62.31
Pickens 8496 6.87
Richland 197864 47.97
Saluda 5286 26.09
Spartanburg 64065 20.87
Sumter 51106 47.94
Union 8782 32.01
Williamsburg 20275 65.02
York 51583 19.36