Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,179
Nationwide Rank 4625

Quick Facts

Central, South Carolina is the 4,625th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Central, South Carolina is a town.

Central, South Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Central had its largest population ever.

Central, South Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 83% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Central, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4615 Eaton Rapids, Michigan 5,196 -2.7%
4616 Creve Coeur, Illinois 5,194 -4.4%
4617 Bisbee, Arizona 5,192 -16.6%
4618 Worland, Wyoming 5,189 -2.2%
4619 Grosse Pointe, Michigan 5,188 -8.5%
4620 Savannah, Missouri 5,186 8.1%
4621 Hugo, Oklahoma 5,185 -6.9%
4622 Bulverde, Texas 5,184 21.5%
4623 Gilmer, Texas 5,184 8.9%
4624 Sawmills, North Carolina 5,180 4.7%
4625 Central, South Carolina 5,179 41.0%
4626 Hollywood, South Carolina 5,179 24.4%
4627 Ranson corporation, West Virginia 5,173 44.2%
4628 Chardon, Ohio 5,171 -0.2%
4629 Byron, Georgia 5,170 73.5%
4630 Birdsboro, Pennsylvania 5,167 1.7%
4631 Glendale, Colorado 5,158 13.7%
4632 South Bay, Florida 5,156 33.6%
4633 Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania 5,155 -6.8%
4634 Glencoe, Alabama 5,152 1.3%
4635 Winona Lake, Indiana 5,149 28.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2996 Tega Cay 10,339 143.3%
3004 Newberry 10,302 -0.4%
3269 Lancaster 8,976 8.0%
3298 Laurens 8,887 -8.4%
3304 Georgetown 8,860 -1.7%
3363 Fountain Inn 8,688 39.2%
3405 Clinton 8,503 -6.9%
3457 Seneca 8,340 8.1%
3537 York 8,147 16.4%
3566 Bennettsville 8,038 -15.6%
3634 Union 7,821 -11.0%
3702 Hartsville 7,626 0.8%
3853 Camden 7,168 7.0%
4018 Lake City 6,670 2.9%
4096 Marion 6,472 -8.0%
4108 Dillon 6,444 -0.9%
4223 Clover 6,085 50.7%
4259 Darlington 5,999 -11.7%
4269 Hardeeville 5,967 181.9%
4417 Cheraw 5,639 1.0%
4504 Chester 5,420 -16.0%
4524 Batesburg-Leesville 5,377 -2.8%
4625 Central 5,179 41.0%
4626 Hollywood 5,179 24.4%
4647 Walterboro 5,121 -4.5%
4659 Travelers Rest 5,108 25.4%
4677 Abbeville 5,083 -13.4%
4860 Edgefield 4,755 7.2%
5060 Barnwell 4,429 -10.7%
5065 Surfside Beach 4,422 -0.4%
5087 Mullins 4,387 -12.5%
5098 Belton 4,370 -2.3%
5106 Isle of Palms 4,363 -4.6%
5138 Walhalla 4,315 13.2%
5205 Woodruff 4,232 -0.6%
5235 Williamston 4,183 9.9%
5316 Ridgeland 4,067 55.4%
5388 Manning 3,977 -0.9%
5555 Honea Path 3,754 6.0%
5640 Saluda 3,627 17.7%
5729 Lyman 3,518 24.9%
5791 Duncan 3,439 15.6%
5799 Blythewood 3,429 299.6%
5940 Bamberg 3,282 -11.7%
5988 Winnsboro 3,237 -15.2%
6018 Pendleton 3,197 6.9%
6041 Liberty 3,174 5.3%
6054 Pickens 3,164 4.0%
6081 Bishopville 3,134 -14.6%
6130 Kingstree 3,096 -14.0%
6204 Allendale 3,027 -25.4%
6258 Denmark 2,968 -10.4%
6264 Williston 2,965 -9.6%
6349 Andrews 2,876 -6.2%
6410 Burnettown 2,808 6.9%
6494 Springdale 2,744 3.7%
6520 Folly Beach 2,726 24.5%
6574 Pageland 2,683 6.5%
6577 Loris 2,680 28.7%
6600 Ravenel 2,669 14.0%
6672 Wellford 2,601 7.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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