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
Berkeley County202,786
Charleston County389,262
Dorchester County152,478
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 4/2016

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Population By Age & Race By County

Population DemographicsBerkeley CountyCharleston CountyDorchester County
Age
19 or younger26.7%23.9%28.1%
20-247.5%8.9%6.0%
25-3413.8%16.0%14.7%
35-5427.7%26.1%27.9%
55-6412.1%12.2%11.5%
65+12.2%12.9%11.8%
Median Age36.935.835.5
Race
White67.4%65.8%68.5%
Black or African-American23.4%29.9%25.3%
Asian2.7%1.2%1.9%
Other6.5%3.1%4.3%
Hispanic Origin
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)6.1%5.1%4.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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5 Largest Cities

CityWebsitePopulation Growth
Charlestonhttp://www.charleston-sc.gov/5%
Goose Creekhttp://www.cityofgoosecreek.com/2%
Mount Pleasanthttp://www.tompsc.com/10%
North Charlestonhttp://www.northcharleston.org/12%
Summervillehttp://www.summervillesc.gov/14%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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