South Carolina 2017 Population By County
Updated on December 2, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates, there were 5,027,102 people living in South Carolina in 2017. Greenville County was the most populated county with 507,484 residents, followed by Richland County with 412,492 residents, and Charleston County with 402,725 residents. Allendale County with a population of 9,010 was the least populated county in South Carolina in 2017.

Use the map below to interactively explore the population of each county in South Carolina in 2017. The data can also be explored further by sorting and filtering with the table below.

South Carolina 2017 Population By County
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Table of South Carolina 2017 Population By County
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County Population % of State Population
Abbeville 24,598 0.49
Aiken 168,510 3.35
Allendale 9,010 0.18
Anderson 198,255 3.94
Bamberg 14,402 0.29
Barnwell 21,362 0.43
Beaufort 186,993 3.72
Berkeley 214,938 4.28
Calhoun 14,689 0.29
Charleston 402,725 8.01
Cherokee 56,974 1.13
Chester 32,300 0.64
Chesterfield 45,987 0.92
Clarendon 34,053 0.68
Colleton 37,599 0.75
Darlington 67,022 1.33
Dillon 30,442 0.61
Dorchester 159,533 3.17
Edgefield 26,846 0.53
Fairfield 22,608 0.45
Florence 138,510 2.76
Georgetown 61,894 1.23
Greenville 507,484 10.10
Greenwood 70,515 1.40
Hampton 19,527 0.39
Horry 333,246 6.63
Jasper 28,556 0.57
Kershaw 65,219 1.30
Lancaster 92,517 1.84
Laurens 66,858 1.33
Lee 17,385 0.35
Lexington 290,511 5.78
McCormick 9,568 0.19
Marion 31,288 0.62
Marlboro 26,708 0.53
Newberry 38,377 0.76
Oconee 77,382 1.54
Orangeburg 87,664 1.74
Pickens 123,590 2.46
Richland 412,492 8.21
Saluda 20,262 0.40
Spartanburg 306,979 6.11
Sumter 106,604 2.12
Union 27,433 0.55
Williamsburg 31,185 0.62
York 266,502 5.30