Latest Data (2018)
Population 39,656
Nationwide Rank 981

Quick Facts

Sumter, South Carolina is the 981st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Sumter, South Carolina is a city.

Sumter, South Carolina is currently 8.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Sumter, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Sumter, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
971 Spanish Fork, Utah 39,961 92.6%
972 Hallandale Beach, Florida 39,940 16.2%
973 Delaware, Ohio 39,930 54.2%
974 La Puente, California 39,908 -2.9%
975 Cape Girardeau, Missouri 39,853 12.3%
976 Marlborough, Massachusetts 39,825 8.7%
977 Newnan, Georgia 39,784 141.5%
978 Hollister, California 39,749 14.1%
979 New Berlin, Wisconsin 39,733 3.3%
980 Keizer, Oregon 39,692 22.5%
981 Sumter, South Carolina 39,656 -2.4%
982 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 39,639 16.6%
983 Romeoville, Illinois 39,624 79.4%
984 Indian Trail, North Carolina 39,619 190.8%
985 Carol Stream, Illinois 39,601 -2.2%
986 Streamwood, Illinois 39,570 8.0%
987 Lake Oswego, Oregon 39,532 10.7%
988 Lancaster, Texas 39,477 51.8%
989 Montclair, California 39,437 16.2%
990 Issaquah, Washington 39,378 127.6%
991 Columbia, Tennessee 39,376 18.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
482 Rock Hill 74,309 46.3%
526 Greenville 68,563 20.8%
750 Summerville 51,692 82.8%
896 Goose Creek 42,841 35.7%
981 Sumter 39,656 -2.4%
982 Hilton Head Island 39,639 16.6%
1030 Spartanburg 37,644 -6.2%
1031 Florence 37,625 19.3%
1141 Myrtle Beach 33,908 40.2%
1202 Greer 32,102 79.5%
1243 Aiken 30,778 17.6%
1376 Anderson 27,380 5.3%
1467 Hanahan 25,765 98.2%
1499 Mauldin 25,193 60.9%
1513 Conway 24,980 95.9%
1608 North Augusta 23,584 32.9%
1613 Greenwood 23,407 4.5%
1629 Bluffton 23,097 905.0%
1636 Simpsonville 23,037 55.2%
1708 Lexington 21,737 103.7%
1743 Easley 21,240 17.2%
1848 Fort Mill 19,848 147.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 39,656 981
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