South Carolina 2020 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 1,398,839 in 2020, and represented 26.81% of South Carolina's 5,218,040 population in 2020. Richland County had the highest number of the Black or African American Alone population (205,265 residents), followed by Charleston County with 107,563 residents, and Greenville County with 98,056 residents. McCormick County had the smallest number of the Black or African American Alone population (4,131 residents) in 2020.

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 2020 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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Table of South Carolina 2020 Black or African American Alone Population By County
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County Black Alone Population % of County Population
Abbeville 6582 26.97
Aiken 43822 25.35
Allendale 6126 73.53
Anderson 33383 16.34
Bamberg 8359 60.11
Barnwell 9072 43.61
Beaufort 34436 17.6
Berkeley 58642 24.85
Calhoun 5900 40.54
Charleston 107563 25.73
Cherokee 11828 20.64
Chester 11821 36.67
Chesterfield 14971 32.83
Clarendon 15638 46.8
Colleton 13771 36.74
Darlington 27760 41.74
Dillon 14281 47.03
Dorchester 42895 25.88
Edgefield 9300 34.29
Fairfield 12518 56.75
Florence 59781 43.45
Georgetown 19080 30.12
Greenville 98056 18.42
Greenwood 22934 32.27
Hampton 9511 52.68
Horry 46538 12.73
Jasper 12441 39.39
Kershaw 16585 24.58
Lancaster 21203 21.01
Laurens 17039 25.1
Lee 10606 63.51
Lexington 48489 15.95
McCormick 4131 43.81
Marion 17176 56.95
Marlboro 13058 51.05
Newberry 11646 30.29
Oconee 6045 7.56
Orangeburg 52993 62.09
Pickens 9148 7.15
Richland 205265 48.98
Saluda 5162 25.41
Spartanburg 68281 20.93
Sumter 50827 47.79
Union 8587 31.81
Williamsburg 19172 64.28
York 56417 19.51