Charleston | SC | USA

County Profiles

The Charleston region’s incorporated cities and towns continue to flourish, creating a larger, more diverse workforce. Get a quick data snapshot of the Charleston region’s three counties, 27 cities, and 3,100 square miles.

Population By County

Charleston SC MSA CountyPopulation 2016
Berkeley County210,898
Charleston County396,484
Dorchester County153,773
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 4/2017

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Population By Age & Race By County

Population DemographicsBerkeley CountyCharleston CountyDorchester County
Age
19 or younger26.7%22.5%28.2%
20-247.3%7.0%5.8%
25-3415.4%17.5%13.9%
35-5425.9%25.0%28.1%
55-6411.9%12.9%12.0%
65+12.8%15.1%12.0%
Median Age35.437.135.8
Race
White66.6%67.9%67.6%
Black or African-American24.5%28.0%26.7%
Asian2.1%1.2%2.3%
Other6.8%2.9%3.4%
Hispanic Origin
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)6.2%5.0%5.0%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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5 Largest Cities

City (alphabetically)WebsitePopulation 2016
Charlestonhttp://www.charleston-sc.gov/134,385
Goose Creekhttp://www.cityofgoosecreek.com/42,039
Mount Pleasanthttp://www.tompsc.com/84,170
North Charlestonhttp://www.northcharleston.org/109,298
Summervillehttp://www.summervillesc.gov/49,323
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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