South Carolina 2018 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 1,381,937 in 2018, and represented 27.14% of South Carolina's 5,091,702 population in 2018. Richland County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (200,739 residents), followed by Charleston County with 108,833 residents, and Greenville County with 95,046 residents. McCormick County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (4,263 residents) in 2018.

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 2018 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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Table of South Carolina 2018 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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County Black Alone Population % of County Population
Abbeville 6798 27.59
Aiken 42964 25.32
Allendale 6535 73.38
Anderson 32642 16.3
Bamberg 8614 60.29
Barnwell 9320 44.07
Beaufort 34589 18.25
Berkeley 54362 24.51
Calhoun 5925 40.78
Charleston 108833 26.74
Cherokee 11840 20.7
Chester 11991 37.15
Chesterfield 15043 32.84
Clarendon 16089 47.64
Colleton 14133 37.46
Darlington 27848 41.69
Dillon 14395 47.18
Dorchester 41519 25.73
Edgefield 9706 35.75
Fairfield 12868 57.47
Florence 59609 43.1
Georgetown 19376 31.02
Greenville 95046 18.43
Greenwood 22930 32.46
Hampton 10426 53.7
Horry 45251 13.13
Jasper 12256 41.93
Kershaw 16218 24.63
Lancaster 20427 21.45
Laurens 16973 25.39
Lee 11091 64.22
Lexington 45671 15.49
McCormick 4263 45.27
Marion 17695 57.1
Marlboro 13541 51.27
Newberry 11907 30.96
Oconee 5940 7.59
Orangeburg 54238 62.27
Pickens 8630 6.89
Richland 200739 48.35
Saluda 5282 25.98
Spartanburg 65729 20.9
Sumter 51017 47.9
Union 8765 32.08
Williamsburg 20003 64.72
York 52900 19.29