Latest Data (2015)
Population 132,609
Nationwide Rank 199

Quick Facts

Charleston, South Carolina is the 199th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Charleston, South Carolina is a city.

Charleston, South Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 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

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
193 Warren, Michigan -1.9%
194 Olathe, Kansas 43.0%
195 Columbia, South Carolina 12.0%
196 Thornton, Colorado 60.2%
197 Carrollton, Texas 20.7%
198 Midland, Texas 39.9%
199 Charleston, South Carolina 33.9%
200 Waco, Texas 15.4%
201 Sterling Heights, Michigan 5.9%
202 Denton, Texas 56.6%
203 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 7.0%
204 New Haven, Connecticut 5.3%
205 Roseville, California 60.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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