Table 1.  The Most Populous Counties and Incorporated Places in 2010 in South Carolina:  2000 and 2010
(For information on confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, and definitions, see http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/pl94-171.pdf)
Population rank     Population Change, 2000 to 2010
             
2010 2000   Geographic area 2000 1 2010 Number Percent
             
    South Carolina………...………………………………………………. 4 012 012 4 625 364  613 352 15.3
             
    COUNTY        
             
1 1   Greenville County………………………………………………  379 616  451 225  71 609 18.9
2 2   Richland County……………………………………………..  320 677  384 504  63 827 19.9
3 3   Charleston County…………………………………………….  309 969  350 209  40 240 13.0
4 4   Spartanburg County…………………………………………..  253 791  284 307  30 516 12.0
5 6   Horry County………………………………………………….  196 629  269 291  72 662 37.0
6 5   Lexington County……………………………………………  216 014  262 391  46 377 21.5
7 8   York County…………………………………………………..  164 614  226 073  61 459 37.3
8 7   Anderson County………………………………………….  165 740  187 126  21 386 12.9
9 9   Berkeley County……………………………………………..  142 651  177 843  35 192 24.7
10 12   Beaufort County……………………………………………  120 937  162 233  41 296 34.1
11 10   Aiken County………………………………………………  142 552  160 099  17 547 12.3
12 11   Florence County………………………………………………..  125 761  136 885  11 124 8.8
13 15   Dorchester County……………………………………………..  96 413  136 555  40 142 41.6
14 13   Pickens County……………………………………………….  110 757  119 224  8 467 7.6
15 14   Sumter County……………………………………………….  104 646  107 456  2 810 2.7
16 16   Orangeburg County……………………………………………………………………………  91 582  92 501   919 1.0
17 21   Lancaster County………………………………………………..  61 351  76 652  15 301 24.9
18 20   Oconee County…………………………………………………..  66 215  74 273  8 058 12.2
19 19   Greenwood County…………………………………………….  66 271  69 661  3 390 5.1
20 18   Darlington County……………………………………………….  67 394  68 681  1 287 1.9
             
    INCORPORATED PLACE        
             
1 1   Columbia city…………………………………………….  116 278  129 272  12 994 11.2
2 2   Charleston city………………………………………………  96 650  120 083  23 433 24.2
3 3   North Charleston city……………………………………….  79 641  97 471  17 830 22.4
4 6   Mount Pleasant town……………………………………………  47 609  67 843  20 234 42.5
5 5   Rock Hill city……………………………………………….  49 765  66 154  16 389 32.9
6 4   Greenville city…………………………………………………  56 002  58 409  2 407 4.3
7 12   Summerville town……………………………………………..  27 752  43 392  15 640 56.4
8 8   Sumter city………………………………………………….  39 643  40 524   881 2.2
9 9   Hilton Head Island town…………………………………….  33 862  37 099  3 237 9.6
10 10   Florence city………………………………………………  30 248  37 056  6 808 22.5
11 7   Spartanburg city……………………………..………………  39 673  37 013 - 2 660 -6.7
12 11   Goose Creek city…………………………………………….  29 208  35 938  6 730 23.0
13 14   Aiken city……………………………………………………  25 337  29 524  4 187 16.5
14 15   Myrtle Beach city…………………………………………….  22 759  27 109  4 350 19.1
15 13   Anderson city………………………………………………..  25 514  26 686  1 172 4.6
16 19   Greer city……………………………………………………  16 843  25 515  8 672 51.5
17 16   Greenwood city………………………………………………..  22 071  23 222  1 151 5.2
18 20   Mauldin city…………………………………………………  15 224  22 889  7 665 50.3
19 18   North Augusta city……………………………………………  17 574  21 348  3 774 21.5
20 17   Easley city……………………………………………………  17 754  19 993  2 239 12.6
               
1 Census 2000 counts are as published in Census 2000 reports and thus do not include any changes published subsequently due to boundary changes or to the Count Question Resolution program.
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table PL1, and 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table P1.