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Charleston County, South Carolina – Population Changes – 1900-2005


Learn More about Charleston County | Population Trends for Other SC Counties


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Due to space constraint, 2005 data are listed under 2010.
  1. The red line shows how the population of Charleston County has changed since 1900. During this time the population of South Carolina more than tripled, and the population of the United States almost quadrupled.

  2. The actual population of Charleston County on April 1 of each decennial census year is shown below the graph.

  3. The rankings below the population figures show how Charleston County's population ranked among South Carolina's 46 counties (28 counties in 1900, 37 in 1910). 1 = highest population; 46 = lowest population.

  4. Data sources: US Census Bureau, 1900-1990, 2000, and 2005 estimates (2005 data opens in Excel)