South Carolina 2012 Population By County
Updated on December 2, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates, there were 4,719,027 people living in South Carolina in 2012. Greenville County was the most populated county with 466,172 residents, followed by Richland County with 393,205 residents, and Charleston County with 364,913 residents. McCormick County with a population of 9,926 was the least populated county in South Carolina in 2012.

Use the map below to interactively explore the population of each county in South Carolina in 2012. The data can also be explored further by sorting and filtering with the table below.

South Carolina 2012 Population By County
See also Population estimate for other years:
Table of South Carolina 2012 Population By County
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County Population % of State Population
Abbeville 25,033 0.53
Aiken 162,982 3.45
Allendale 9,982 0.21
Anderson 188,860 4.00
Bamberg 15,683 0.33
Barnwell 22,362 0.47
Beaufort 167,423 3.55
Berkeley 189,696 4.02
Calhoun 14,872 0.32
Charleston 364,913 7.73
Cherokee 55,829 1.18
Chester 32,708 0.69
Chesterfield 46,078 0.98
Clarendon 34,329 0.73
Colleton 38,106 0.81
Darlington 68,053 1.44
Dillon 31,529 0.67
Dorchester 142,645 3.02
Edgefield 26,563 0.56
Fairfield 23,425 0.50
Florence 138,031 2.93
Georgetown 60,253 1.28
Greenville 466,172 9.88
Greenwood 69,966 1.48
Hampton 20,738 0.44
Horry 281,441 5.96
Jasper 25,743 0.55
Kershaw 62,296 1.32
Lancaster 79,350 1.68
Laurens 66,239 1.40
Lee 18,634 0.40
Lexington 269,868 5.72
McCormick 9,926 0.21
Marion 32,398 0.69
Marlboro 28,263 0.60
Newberry 37,542 0.80
Oconee 74,574 1.58
Orangeburg 91,471 1.94
Pickens 119,863 2.54
Richland 393,205 8.33
Saluda 19,858 0.42
Spartanburg 288,283 6.11
Sumter 107,944 2.29
Union 28,193 0.60
Williamsburg 33,554 0.71
York 234,151 4.96