South Carolina 2019 Black or African American Alone Population By County
Created on December 7, 2020.
Updated on June 22, 2021.

The US Census Bureau estimated that the Black or African American Alone population in South Carolina was 1,388,017 in 2019, and represented 26.96% of South Carolina's 5,148,714 population in 2019. Richland County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (202,529 residents), followed by Charleston County with 108,194 residents, and Greenville County with 96,583 residents. McCormick County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (4,208 residents) in 2019.

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.

South Carolina 2019 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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Table of South Carolina 2019 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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County Black Population % of County Population
Abbeville 6,776 27.63%
Aiken 43,193 25.28%
Allendale 6,329 72.85%
Anderson 32,960 16.27%
Bamberg 8,478 60.27%
Barnwell 9,165 43.92%
Beaufort 34,296 17.85%
Berkeley 56,192 24.66%
Calhoun 5,867 40.32%
Charleston 108,194 26.3%
Cherokee 11,814 20.62%
Chester 11,865 36.8%
Chesterfield 14,954 32.76%
Clarendon 15,948 47.26%
Colleton 13,968 37.07%
Darlington 27,792 41.72%
Dillon 14,409 47.28%
Dorchester 41,637 25.57%
Edgefield 9,565 35.09%
Fairfield 12,732 56.97%
Florence 59,687 43.16%
Georgetown 19,070 30.42%
Greenville 96,583 18.45%
Greenwood 22,839 32.25%
Hampton 10,199 53.06%
Horry 45,789 12.93%
Jasper 12,255 40.75%
Kershaw 16,202 24.35%
Lancaster 20,945 21.37%
Laurens 17,025 25.23%
Lee 10,663 63.37%
Lexington 46,912 15.7%
McCormick 4,208 44.47%
Marion 17,410 56.79%
Marlboro 13,351 51.12%
Newberry 11,661 30.34%
Oconee 6,021 7.57%
Orangeburg 53,481 62.06%
Pickens 9,134 7.2%
Richland 202,529 48.71%
Saluda 5,330 26.03%
Spartanburg 66,872 20.91%
Sumter 51,076 47.86%
Union 8,741 32%
Williamsburg 19,592 64.52%
York 54,308 19.33%