South Carolina State Guides

South Carolina Information, Demograpgics, Realestate, Finance, Education, Media, Town and City

State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of South Carolina.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in South Carolina: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in South Carolina.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of South Carolina.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of South Carolina.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive South Carolina Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the South Carolina population is 5,020,806 and in 2018 population is 4,955,925, with a change of 1.29%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 10.15%.

Population 20195,020,806
Population 20184,955,925
Population 20174,893,444
Population 20164,834,605
Population 20154,777,576
Population 20144,727,273
Population 20134,679,602
Population 20124,630,351
Population 20114,575,864
Population 20104,511,428

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of South Carolina is 39.4.

Age Under 5 years291,207
Age 5 to 9 years306,269
Age 10 to 14 years316,311
Age 15 to 19 years331,373
Age 20 to 24 years331,373
Age 25 to 34 years657,726
Age 35 to 44 years607,518
Age 45 to 54 years647,684
Age 55 to 59 years341,415
Age 60 to 64 years326,352
Age 65 to 74 years532,205
Age 75 to 84 years246,019
Age 85 years and over85,354

17.2% percent of people in South Carolina are aged 65 years and over. 21.96% percent of people are aged under 18 years in South Carolina.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.2 years while compared to 2010 changed 2 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201939.4
Median Age 201839.2
Median Age 201739.0
Median Age 201638.8
Median Age 201538.6
Median Age 201438.3
Median Age 201338.1
Median Age 201237.9
Median Age 201137.7
Median Age 201037.4


In South Carolina, 63.7% people are white alone and 2.0% people are with two and more races.

White alone3,198,253
Black or African American alone1,335,534
Two or more races100,416
Asian alone80,333
American Indian and Alaska Native alone15,062
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone5,021

Hispanic or Latino

5.7% people are Hispanic or Latino and 3.0% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino85,354
Puerto Rican40,166

Marital Status

Approximately 32.5% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 47.3% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)47.3
Never married32.5

South Carolina Home Price Index

South Carolina Home Median value is $162300.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 4.62% and from 2010 to 2019 is 17.38%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$162,300
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$154,800
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$148,600
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$143,600
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$139,900
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$137,600
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$137,400
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$137,400
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$137,000
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$134,100

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in South Carolina is $894.
From 2010 to 2019 21.59% changed in Market rent in South Carolina.

Median Gross Rent 2019$894
Median Gross Rent 2018$868
Median Gross Rent 2017$836
Median Gross Rent 2016$811
Median Gross Rent 2015$790
Median Gross Rent 2014$784
Median Gross Rent 2013$768
Median Gross Rent 2012$749
Median Gross Rent 2011$728
Median Gross Rent 2010$701

Fuel Type

Utility gas432,485
Bottled, tank, or LP gas70,741
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.15,548
No fuel used8,927
Other fuel2,172
Solar energy1,732
Coal or coke119

Annual Household Income

Approximately 22.9% of South Carolina population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 55% of South Carolina residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 22.1% South Carolina residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0007.4
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9995.1
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,99910.4
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,99910.5
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,99913.8
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99918.2
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99912.5
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99912.7
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,9994.8
Estimate; $200,000 or more4.6

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 17.41%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$53199
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$51015
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$48781
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$46898
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$45483
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$45033
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$44779
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$44623
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$44587
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$43939

Employment Statistics

South Carolina unemployment rate is 7.2 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201760.7
Employment/Population Ratio 201755.5
Unemployment Rate 20177.2
Labor Force Participation Rate 201660.8
Employment/Population Ratio 201655
Unemployment Rate 20168.4
Labor Force Participation Rate 201560.9
Employment/Population Ratio 201554.4
Unemployment Rate 20159.5
Labor Force Participation Rate 201461.2
Employment/Population Ratio 201453.9
Unemployment Rate 201410.6

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance494,977
Retail trade271,168
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services232,631
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services231,565
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing131,913
Other services, except public administration117,388
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities116,010
Public administration100,671
Wholesale trade54,613
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining21,880

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 27% of the South Carolina population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 86.5% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 85.5% of South Carolina children enrolled in in public school and 14.5 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 1,180,396.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)513,472
College or graduate school291,558
High school (grades 9-12)253,785
Nursery school, preschool59,020