South Carolina 2016 Population By County
Updated on June 22, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates, there were 4,957,968 people living in South Carolina in 2016. Greenville County was the most populated county with 499,122 residents, followed by Richland County with 409,014 residents, and Charleston County with 396,880 residents. Allendale County with a population of 9,067 was the least populated county in South Carolina in 2016.

Use the map below to interactively explore the population of each county in South Carolina in 2016. The data can also be explored further by sorting and filtering with the table below.

South Carolina 2016 Population By County
See also Population estimate for other years:
Table of South Carolina 2016 Population By County
Items per page:
0 of 0
County Population % of State Population
Abbeville 24,657 0.50%
Aiken 167,172 3.37%
Allendale 9,067 0.18%
Anderson 195,582 3.95%
Bamberg 14,478 0.29%
Barnwell 21,606 0.44%
Beaufort 183,184 3.70%
Berkeley 208,525 4.21%
Calhoun 14,744 0.30%
Charleston 396,880 8.01%
Cherokee 56,683 1.14%
Chester 32,297 0.65%
Chesterfield 46,120 0.93%
Clarendon 34,259 0.69%
Colleton 37,579 0.76%
Darlington 67,259 1.36%
Dillon 30,719 0.62%
Dorchester 156,173 3.15%
Edgefield 26,626 0.54%
Fairfield 22,633 0.46%
Florence 138,595 2.80%
Georgetown 61,565 1.24%
Greenville 499,122 10.07%
Greenwood 70,188 1.42%
Hampton 19,789 0.40%
Horry 321,033 6.48%
Jasper 28,085 0.57%
Kershaw 64,333 1.30%
Lancaster 89,823 1.81%
Laurens 66,603 1.34%
Lee 17,506 0.35%
Lexington 286,277 5.77%
McCormick 9,572 0.19%
Marion 31,760 0.64%
Marlboro 26,979 0.54%
Newberry 37,934 0.77%
Oconee 76,535 1.54%
Orangeburg 88,419 1.78%
Pickens 123,020 2.48%
Richland 409,014 8.25%
Saluda 20,187 0.41%
Spartanburg 300,867 6.07%
Sumter 107,075 2.16%
Union 27,666 0.56%
Williamsburg 31,912 0.64%
York 257,866 5.20%