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Demographic Data Report for South Carolina by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Value (Percent)
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
South Carolina 15.2 741,650 41 of 52
Beaufort County 10.2 18,508 714
York County 10.5 27,365 759
Greenville County 11.5 56,715 965
Berkeley County 11.9 25,080 1,064
Dorchester County 12.1 18,854 1,117
Lexington County 12.5 35,934 1,227
Lancaster County 13.4 12,058 1,407
Charleston County 13.7 53,486 1,478
Spartanburg County 14.0 41,995 1,549
Anderson County 14.6 28,417 1,649
Aiken County 14.9 24,721 1,732
Kershaw County 14.9 9,676 1,735
Horry County 15.0 49,007 1,751
Saluda County 15.1 3,014 1,769
McCormick County 15.4 1,281 1,844
Edgefield County 16.2 3,958 1,983
Richland County 16.2 61,868 1,992
Pickens County 16.6 19,466 2,058
Oconee County 17.5 13,436 2,220
Newberry County 17.6 6,539 2,232
Jasper County 17.7 4,960 2,249
Georgetown County 17.9 10,968 2,268
Florence County 18.4 24,885 2,355
Sumter County 18.7 19,491 2,405
Abbeville County 18.7 4,479 2,406
Cherokee County 19.4 10,837 2,493
Chester County 19.6 6,301 2,530
Darlington County 20.0 13,123 2,561
Laurens County 20.3 13,109 2,592
Hampton County 20.5 3,724 2,607
Chesterfield County 20.7 9,366 2,627
Calhoun County 20.8 2,990 2,640
Greenwood County 20.8 14,105 2,642
Fairfield County 20.9 4,651 2,651
Union County 21.6 5,834 2,705
Colleton County 21.8 8,009 2,714
Marion County 22.7 6,973 2,788
Clarendon County 22.9 7,452 2,807
Bamberg County 23.4 3,156 2,839
Orangeburg County 23.6 20,037 2,851
Allendale County 25.0 1,989 2,926
Lee County 25.0 3,977 2,927
Williamsburg County 26.4 7,828 2,976
Marlboro County 26.4 6,298 2,977
Barnwell County 28.1 5,878 3,025
Dillon County 32.6 9,852 3,092
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/12/2022 9:03 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below poverty, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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