South Carolina 2019 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 1,391,272 in 2019, and represented 26.98% of South Carolina's 5,157,702 population in 2019. Richland County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (203,391 residents), followed by Charleston County with 108,430 residents, and Greenville County with 96,734 residents. McCormick County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (4,220 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.

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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 Alone Population % of County Population
Abbeville 6769 27.53
Aiken 43352 25.31
Allendale 6292 72.93
Anderson 32997 16.3
Bamberg 8484 60.14
Barnwell 9193 43.94
Beaufort 34477 17.9
Berkeley 56499 24.68
Calhoun 5876 40.49
Charleston 108430 26.28
Cherokee 11837 20.65
Chester 11912 37.01
Chesterfield 14955 32.77
Clarendon 16029 47.42
Colleton 13977 37.07
Darlington 27874 41.82
Dillon 14280 47.05
Dorchester 41842 25.59
Edgefield 9637 35.24
Fairfield 12757 57.15
Florence 59608 43.15
Georgetown 19190 30.45
Greenville 96734 18.43
Greenwood 22894 32.26
Hampton 10265 53.14
Horry 45948 12.96
Jasper 12349 40.76
Kershaw 16353 24.5
Lancaster 20903 21.27
Laurens 17072 25.31
Lee 10708 63.53
Lexington 47038 15.71
McCormick 4220 44.6
Marion 17404 56.94
Marlboro 13412 51.28
Newberry 11732 30.55
Oconee 6033 7.59
Orangeburg 53540 62.09
Pickens 9013 7.1
Richland 203391 48.77
Saluda 5263 25.82
Spartanburg 66995 20.92
Sumter 51021 47.85
Union 8705 31.98
Williamsburg 19540 64.58
York 54472 19.35