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Cities & States

Columbia
Population: 131,958
 
Charleston
Population: 127,694
 
North Charleston
Population: 104,146
 
Mount Pleasant
Population: 74,952
 
Rock Hill
Population: 69,196
 
Greenville
Population: 61,734
 
Summerville
Population: 46,200
 
Sumter
Population: 40,851
 
Goose Creek
Population: 39,408
 
Hilton Head Island
Population: 39,071
 

Greenville County
Population: 459,857
 
Richland County
Population: 389,708
 
Charleston County
Population: 358,736
 
Spartanburg County
Population: 286,789
 
Horry County
Population: 276,688
 
Lexington County
Population: 266,575
 
York County
Population: 230,934
 
Anderson County
Population: 188,480
 
Berkeley County
Population: 184,366
 
Beaufort County
Population: 165,354
 

South Carolina

South Carolina Employment Profile

Located in the heart of the fast growing markets of the Southeast region, the Palmetto State’s economy continues transitioning from traditional manufacturing (such as textiles), to an economy built around advanced manufacturing that is thoroughly engaged in the global economy. New plants from Volvo and Boeing are examples of the influx of new capital projects, and construction and distribution is bettered by improvements to the Port of Charleston. Population growth is supported by in-migration of new residents and retirees.

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by retail trade; manufacturing; accommodation and food services; and health care and social assistance, respectively.

The largest employers in the state (as of December 2013) include Bi-Lo, Inc., Blue Cross/Blue Shield of South Carolina, U.S. Department of Defense, Greenville Hospital System, Michelin North America, Inc., Palmetto Health Alliance, Inc., Greenville County School District, University of South Carolina, U.S. Postal Service, and Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)


Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
16.02% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

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