Latest Data (2017)
Population 39,982
Nationwide Rank 958

Quick Facts

Sumter, South Carolina is the 958th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Sumter, South Carolina is a city.

Sumter, South Carolina is currently 7.4% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Sumter, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Sumter, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
948 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,341 1.1%
949 La Puente, California 40,322 -1.9%
950 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,306 9.5%
951 Quincy, Illinois 40,303 -0.9%
952 Lancaster, Ohio 40,280 13.4%
953 Bullhead City, Arizona 40,252 18.5%
954 Chelsea, Massachusetts 40,227 14.5%
955 Schertz, Texas 40,092 90.4%
956 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 40,055 17.9%
957 Carol Stream, Illinois 39,989 -1.2%
958 Sumter, South Carolina 39,982 -1.6%
959 Streamwood, Illinois 39,978 9.1%
960 Marlborough, Massachusetts 39,873 8.9%
961 Florence, Alabama 39,852 9.6%
962 Friendswood, Texas 39,839 36.3%
963 Hallandale Beach, Florida 39,831 15.8%
964 New Berlin, Wisconsin 39,740 3.4%
965 Westerville, Ohio 39,737 11.9%
966 Woburn, Massachusetts 39,701 6.0%
967 Romeoville, Illinois 39,632 79.4%
968 Spring Hill, Tennessee 39,602 379.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
485 Rock Hill 73,068 43.9%
529 Greenville 68,219 20.2%
760 Summerville 50,388 78.2%
898 Goose Creek 42,619 35.0%
956 Hilton Head Island 40,055 17.9%
958 Sumter 39,982 -1.6%
1022 Florence 37,778 19.8%
1028 Spartanburg 37,498 -6.5%
1167 Myrtle Beach 32,795 35.6%
1231 Greer 30,899 72.7%
1240 Aiken 30,721 17.4%
1373 Anderson 27,293 4.9%
1495 Mauldin 25,130 60.5%
1514 Hanahan 24,885 91.5%
1586 Conway 23,714 86.0%
1609 Greenwood 23,262 3.9%
1629 North Augusta 22,930 29.2%
1675 Simpsonville 22,072 48.7%
1724 Lexington 21,265 99.3%
1737 Bluffton 21,085 817.5%
1740 Easley 21,053 16.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 39,982 958
2016 40,723 925
2015 40,816 919
2014 40,929 908
2013 41,190 888
2012 40,836 887
2011 40,530 892
2010 40,524 886
2009 38,412 918
2008 38,401 907
2007 38,654 890
2006 38,882 877
2005 39,352 851
2004 39,843 829
2003 39,902 826
2002 40,182 813
2001 40,104 810
2000 40,643 784
1990 43,181 619