Latest Data (2018)
Population 5,359
Nationwide Rank 4549

Quick Facts

Central, South Carolina is the 4,549th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Central, South Carolina is a town.

Central, South Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Central had its largest population ever.

Central, South Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 89% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Central, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4539 Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina 5,385 -2.7%
4540 Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 5,385 0.8%
4541 Brush, Colorado 5,384 4.9%
4542 Weiser, Idaho 5,381 -0.7%
4543 Kaser, New York 5,380 53.4%
4544 Davenport, Florida 5,378 129.8%
4545 Evansville, Wisconsin 5,378 31.3%
4546 Clarinda, Iowa 5,376 -5.2%
4547 Greenville, Pennsylvania 5,375 -15.3%
4548 Coal City, Illinois 5,368 10.5%
4549 Central, South Carolina 5,359 45.9%
4550 Macon, Missouri 5,355 -3.1%
4551 La Habra Heights, California 5,353 -6.6%
4552 Morris, Minnesota 5,351 0.2%
4553 Goshen, New York 5,350 -6.3%
4554 Manitou Springs, Colorado 5,346 7.0%
4555 Palmerton, Pennsylvania 5,344 1.9%
4556 Edgewater, Colorado 5,342 -2.1%
4557 Sunset, Utah 5,341 2.7%
4558 Whiteville, North Carolina 5,340 3.4%
4559 Fairport, New York 5,336 -6.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3008 Newberry 10,337 -0.1%
3012 Forest Acres 10,331 -0.9%
3082 Fountain Inn 10,019 60.5%
3239 Lancaster 9,175 10.4%
3320 Laurens 8,846 -8.8%
3340 Georgetown 8,779 -2.6%
3426 Seneca 8,479 9.9%
3440 Clinton 8,426 -7.7%
3516 York 8,235 17.6%
3647 Bennettsville 7,868 -17.3%
3680 Union 7,764 -11.7%
3745 Hartsville 7,549 -0.2%
3856 Camden 7,196 7.5%
4073 Lake City 6,557 1.2%
4088 Hardeeville 6,515 207.8%
4119 Marion 6,427 -8.7%
4128 Clover 6,397 58.4%
4142 Dillon 6,367 -2.1%
4293 Darlington 5,928 -12.7%
4429 Cheraw 5,619 0.7%
4503 Walterboro 5,468 1.9%
4536 Chester 5,393 -16.5%
4539 Batesburg-Leesville 5,385 -2.7%
4549 Central 5,359 45.9%
4600 Travelers Rest 5,253 29.0%
4637 Hollywood 5,180 24.4%
4708 Abbeville 5,043 -14.1%
4874 Edgefield 4,769 7.5%
5051 Surfside Beach 4,468 0.6%
5098 Belton 4,402 -1.5%
5121 Barnwell 4,367 -12.0%
5122 Walhalla 4,367 14.6%
5141 Isle of Palms 4,340 -5.1%
5151 Mullins 4,329 -13.7%
5158 Woodruff 4,325 1.5%
5232 Williamston 4,216 10.7%
5433 Manning 3,941 -1.8%
5506 Ridgeland 3,831 46.3%
5548 Honea Path 3,781 6.7%
5550 Blythewood 3,778 340.3%
5644 Saluda 3,632 17.8%
5660 Lyman 3,615 28.4%
5742 Duncan 3,525 18.5%
5990 Bamberg 3,237 -12.9%
6002 Pendleton 3,228 8.0%
6018 Winnsboro 3,204 -16.0%
6060 Pickens 3,164 4.0%
6062 Liberty 3,163 5.0%
6179 Kingstree 3,058 -15.1%
6252 Denmark 2,984 -9.9%
6253 Bishopville 2,983 -18.7%
6261 Allendale 2,979 -26.6%
6296 Williston 2,932 -10.6%
6371 Andrews 2,852 -7.0%
6505 Springdale 2,739 3.5%
6508 Burnettown 2,736 4.1%
6566 Loris 2,700 29.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 5,359 4,549
2017 5,179 4,625
2016 5,229 4,587
2015 5,167 4,611
2014 5,149 4,605
2013 5,184 4,568
2012 5,154 4,572
2011 5,162 4,562
2010 5,159 4,551
2009 4,079 5,158
2008 4,082 5,137
2007 4,066 5,131
2006 4,072 5,101
2005 4,061 5,094
2004 3,739 5,297
2003 3,640 5,350
2002 3,653 5,315
2001 3,658 5,295
2000 3,673 5,268
1990 2,631 5,947