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Charleston County, SC

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Charleston County, SC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatCharleston, SC
  • Population350,209
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 916.0900
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 382.3000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010350,209187 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010382.30337 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201826.8%378 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20185.1%1384 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20192.3%2981 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016799.802609 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201620.6%2777 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20166.902302 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201841.9%2271 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20169191 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20156.3%2899 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201824.5%806 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$740,695,000.00194 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201194.261175 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201981.0%694 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20100.50189 of 195
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20185282 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.521091 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$2,042,538.0842 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$10,560,944,000.00154 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.9%1546 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201235.5%773 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201852196 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-2018824 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201895156 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20107,240128 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20191,897.102893 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$680,000,000.00212 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$12,962,000,000.00120 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$968,000,000.00151 of 2178
Population (County)2050544,000183 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$295,610.00129 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050574,000109 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205032,000265 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050631136 of 2780
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