South Carolina Population

South Carolina Population by Race

The following table contains South Carolina population data based on race. The highest percentage of the population is White at 66.2%. The next largest racial group is Black or African American at 27.9%.

Race State USA
White
66.2%
3,060,000 people
72.4%
223,553,265 people
Black or African American
27.9%
1,290,684 people
12.6%
38,929,319 people
Hispanic
5.1%
235,682 people
16.3%
50,477,594 people
Two or more races
1.7%
79,935 people
2.9%
9,009,073 people
Asian
1.3%
59,051 people
4.8%
14,674,252 people
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.4%
19,524 people
0.9%
2,932,248 people
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.1%
2,706 people
0.2%
540,013 people

South Carolina Population by Gender

South Carolina population data, segmented by gender, is displayed in the table below. The population is 48.6% males. 51.4% of the state's residents are women.

Gender South Carolina USA
Female
51.4%
2,375,263 people
50.8%
156,964,212 people
Male
48.6%
2,250,101 people
49.2%
151,781,326 people

South Carolina Population by Age

The table below shows the South Carolina population by age. The state's total population is 4,625,364. People aged < 25 were the largest group.

Age State USA
< 25
33.7%
1,556,919 people
34.0%
104,853,555 people
25 - 44
29.5%
1,364,266 people
30.3%
93,634,060 people
45 - 64
26.9%
1,243,223 people
26.4%
81,489,445 people
> 64
13.7%
631,874 people
13.0%
40,267,984 people
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