South Carolina State Facts
There are fewer men than woman in South Carolina. The overall gender ratio is 95 men to 100 women.
The South Carolina flag was adopted on September 28, 1861. The flag has been ranked the 9th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.
The South Carolina quarter was the 8th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on May 22, 2000.
Recent estimates put South Carolina's population at around 4,832,000 people (24th out of 56).The population density is 160.8 people per square mile (25th out of 56).
Someone from South Carolina is known as a South Carolinian. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.
South Carolina was the 8th state when it joined the United States on May 23, 1788. Prior to 1788, South Carolina was known as "Province of South Carolina."
Essential South Carolina Facts
Postal CodeThe South Carolina postal code is SC. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 95 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 2,349,394 men
Female Population: 2,483,088 women
State FlagThe 2 main colors in the South Carolina flag are #003366 and #FFFFFF
State QuarterThe South Carolina Quarter was released in May 05, 2000.
Total Mintage: 1.31 billion.
Engraver: Thomas D. Rodgers
Population and AreaPopulation: 4,832,482 people
Land Area: 30,061 square miles
Population Density: 4,832,482 people per square mile
Areas Codes in South Carolina (4)
South Carolina Counties (46)
|Abbeville County||Abbeville, Calhoun Falls, Donalds, Due West, and Lowndesville|
|Aiken County||Aiken, Bath, Beech Island, Clearwater, Gloverville, and Graniteville|
|Allendale County||Allendale, Fairfax, Martin, Sycamore, and Ulmer|
|Anderson County||Anderson, Belton, Honea Path, Iva, La France, and Pendleton|
|Bamberg County||Bamberg, Denmark, Ehrhardt, and Olar|
|Barnwell County||Barnwell, Blackville, Elko, Hilda, and Williston|
|Beaufort County||Beaufort, Bluffton, Dale, Daufuskie Island, Hilton Head Island, and Ladys Island|
|Berkeley County||Bethera, Bonneau, Charleston, Cordesville, Cross, and Goose Creek|
|Calhoun County||Cameron and Saint Matthews|
|Charleston County||Adams Run, Awendaw, Charleston, Charleston Afb, Edisto Island, and Folly Beach|
|Cherokee County||Blacksburg and Gaffney|
|Chesterfield County||Cheraw, Chesterfield, Jefferson, Mc Bee, Mount Croghan, and Pageland|
|Chester County||Blackstock, Chester, Edgemoor, Fort Lawn, Great Falls, and Lando|
|Clarendon County||Alcolu, Davis Station, Manning, New Zion, Sardinia, and Summerton|
|Colleton County||Canadys, Cottageville, Green Pond, Islandton, Jacksonboro, and Lodge|
|Darlington County||Darlington, Hartsville, Lamar, Lydia, and Society Hill|
|Dillon County||Dillon, Fork, Hamer, Lake View, Latta, and Little Rock|
|Dorchester County||Dorchester, Grover, Harleyville, North Charleston, Reevesville, and Ridgeville|
|Edgefield County||Edgefield, Johnston, North Augusta, and Trenton|
|Fairfield County||Blair, Jenkinsville, Ridgeway, Rion, and Winnsboro|
|Florence County||Coward, Effingham, Florence, Johnsonville, Lake City, and Olanta|
|Georgetown County||Georgetown and Pawleys Island|
|Greenville County||Cleveland, Conestee, Fountain Inn, Greenville, Greer, and Landrum|
|Greenwood County||Bradley, Greenwood, Hodges, Ninety Six, and Troy|
|Hampton County||Brunson, Crocketville, Early Branch, Estill, Furman, and Garnett|
|Horry County||Aynor, Conway, Galivants Ferry, Green Sea, Little River, and Longs|
|Jasper County||Coosawhatchie, Hardeeville, Pineland, Ridgeland, and Tillman|
|Kershaw County||Bethune, Camden, Cassatt, Elgin, Liberty Hill, and Lugoff|
|Lancaster County||Fort Mill, Heath Springs, Kershaw, Lancaster, and Van Wyck|
|Laurens County||Clinton, Cross Hill, Gray Court, Joanna, Laurens, and Mountville|
|Lee County||Bishopville, Elliott, Lynchburg, and Mayesville|
|Lexington County||Batesburg, Cayce, Chapin, Columbia, Gaston, and Gilbert|
|Marion County||Centenary, Gresham, Marion, Mullins, and Rains|
|Marlboro County||Bennettsville, Blenheim, Clio, Mc Coll, Tatum, and Wallace|
|McCormick County||Clarks Hill, Mc Cormick, Modoc, Mount Carmel, Parksville, and Plum Branch|
|Newberry County||Chappells, Kinards, Little Mountain, Newberry, Peak, and Pomaria|
|Oconee County||Fair Play, Long Creek, Mountain Rest, Newry, Richland, and Salem|
|Orangeburg County||Bowman, Branchville, Cope, Cordova, Elloree, and Eutawville|
|Pickens County||Central, Clemson, Easley, Liberty, Norris, and Pickens|
|Richland County||Ballentine, Blythewood, Columbia, Eastover, Gadsden, and Hopkins|
|Saluda County||Ridge Spring, Saluda, and Ward|
|Spartanburg County||Arcadia, Boiling Springs, Campobello, Chesnee, Clifton, and Converse|
|Sumter County||Dalzell, Gable, Horatio, Pinewood, Rembert, and Shaw A F B|
|Union County||Buffalo, Carlisle, Cross Anchor, Jonesville, Lockhart, and Union|
|Williamsburg County||Andrews, Cades, Greeleyville, Hemingway, Kingstree, and Lane|
|York County||Bowling Green, Catawba, Clover, Fort Mill, Hickory Grove, and Mc Connells|