Latest Data (2017)
Population 134,875
Nationwide Rank 201

Quick Facts

Charleston, South Carolina is the 201st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Charleston, South Carolina is a city.

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

Charleston, South Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 76% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Charleston, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
191 Olathe, Kansas 137,472 46.4%
192 Thornton, Colorado 136,978 64.5%
193 Waco, Texas 136,436 19.0%
194 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 136,372 92.4%
195 Denton, Texas 136,268 62.9%
196 West Valley City, Utah 136,170 24.6%
197 Midland, Texas 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton, Texas 135,710 23.0%
199 Roseville, California 135,329 66.4%
200 Warren, Michigan 135,022 -2.2%
201 Charleston, South Carolina 134,875 36.2%
202 Hampton, Virginia 134,669 -8.0%
203 Surprise, Arizona 134,085 314.5%
204 Columbia, South Carolina 133,114 11.5%
205 Coral Springs, Florida 133,037 11.1%
206 Visalia, California 133,010 39.1%
207 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,631 6.3%
208 Gainesville, Florida 132,249 17.0%
209 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 132,228 8.5%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 130,824 11.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
201 Charleston 134,875 36.2%
204 Columbia 133,114 11.5%
266 North Charleston 110,861 35.7%
383 Mount Pleasant 86,668 77.3%
485 Rock Hill 73,068 43.9%
529 Greenville 68,219 20.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 134,875 201
2016 134,385 198
2015 132,609 199
2014 130,113 200
2013 127,999 200
2012 125,583 205
2011 123,282 209
2010 120,083 209
2009 115,638 218
2008 113,511 222
2007 111,682 224
2006 111,055 220
2005 109,786 220
2004 108,110 223
2003 104,520 227
2002 102,187 235
2001 100,186 245
2000 99,014 246
1990 90,620 230
1910 58,833 90
1900 55,807 68
1890 54,955 53
1880 49,984 36
1870 48,956 26
1860 40,522 22
1850 42,985 15
1840 29,261 10