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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 2019
Berkeley County227,907
Charleston County411,406
Dorchester County162,809
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2020

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Population By Age & Race By County

Population DemographicsBerkeley CountyCharleston CountyDorchester County
Age
19 or younger26.8%22.5%27.4%
20-247.1%6.7%5.8%
25-3414.7%17.2%14.0%
35-5426.3%25.2%27.5%
55-6412.2%13.0%12.2%
65+12.9%15.4%13.1%
Median Age36.037.637.9
Race
White67.1%68.2%67.8%
Black or African-American23.8%27.3%25.4%
Asian2.3%1.4%1.9%
Other6.8%3.1%4.9%
Hispanic Origin
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)6.5%5.1%5.2%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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5 Largest Cities

City (alphabetically)WebsitePopulation 2018
Charlestonhttp://www.charleston-sc.gov/136,208
Goose Creekhttps://www.cityofgoosecreek.com/42,841
Mount Pleasanthttp://www.tompsc.com/89,338
North Charlestonhttp://www.northcharleston.org/113,237
Summervillehttp://www.summervillesc.gov/51,692
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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