SCAC

County Profiles

Download the complete 2016 County Profiles Publication - Published July 2016

Or click on a county or link below to view its profile:

State of South Carolina

Abbeville
Aiken
Allendale
Anderson
Bamberg
Barnwell
Beaufort
Berkeley
Calhoun
Charleston
Cherokee
Chester
Chesterfield
Clarendon
Colleton
Darlington
Dillon
Dorchester
Edgefield
Fairfield
Florence
Georgetown
Greenville
Greenwood
Hampton
Horry
Jasper
Kershaw
Lancaster
Laurens
Lee
Lexington
Marion
Marlboro
McCormick
Newberry
Oconee
Orangeburg
Pickens
Richland
Saluda
Spartanburg
Sumter
Union
Williamsburg
York


 

County Comparison Tables and Data Sources

County Government Information

County Government Information – Includes Date Formed, Form of Government, Method of Election, Number of Council Members, Term Length and Council of Governments.

 

Population and Land Area

Population Trends I – 1980, 1990 and 2000 Census Population, Numeric Change, Percent Change and Average Annual Growth Rate.

Population Trends II – Counties sorted by Census Population 2000, Numeric Change from prior years and Average Annual Growth Rate.

Population Trends III – Recent Population Estimates by County, Numeric Change since 2000 and Average Annual Growth Rate since 2000.

Population Trends IV – Counties sorted by current year Population Estimate, Numeric Change since 2000 and Average Annual Growth Rate since 2000.

Land Area and Population Density – Land Area and Persons per Square Mile.

 

Income, Employment and Wages

Personal Income – The latest BEA Personal Income figures and Average Annual Growth Rate since 1969.

Per Capita Income – Current Per Capita Personal Income and Percent of U.S. for 1969 and latest year.

County Employment – Full-time Employees, Full-time Employees per 1,000 County Residents and Part-time Employees.

Unemployment Trends – Annual Unemployment Rates for last 10 years

Wage and Salary Employment I – Jobs for 1980, 1990 and 2000 and Average Annual Growth Rate 1980-2000.

Wage and Salary Employment II – Recent Number of Jobs, Numeric Change from Previous Year and Average Annual Growth Rate since 2000.

Average Wage per Job – Average Wage per Job 2000 and Current Year.

 

Property and Mill Values

Assessed Property – The latest Assessed Property and Per Capita Assessed Property figures.

County Mil Values/Millage Rates – Millage Rates for Current and Previous Years and Value of One Mil.

 

Taxes

Gross and Net Taxable Sales – Gross Sales and Net Taxable Sales.

Sales Taxes Imposed by Counties – Rates for Local Option, Transportation, School District and Capital Projects Sales Tax.

Local Option Sales Tax Collections – Local Option Sales Tax Collections for Incorporated Areas, Total County and as a Percent of State Total.

Special Local Option Sales Tax Collections – Collections and Percent of State Collections for School Districts and Capital Projects Sales Tax.

Accommodations Tax Collections – Accommodations Tax Collections and Percent of State Total figures.

Admissions Tax Collections – Tax Collections and Percent of State Total Figures.

 

Revenue, Expenditures and General Fund Budget

County Revenues – Total Revenues and Per Capita Revenues.

County Expenditures – Total Expenditures and Per Capita Expenditures.

County General Fund Budget and Payroll — Trends – General Fund Budget, Per Capita General Fund Budget and Payroll figures.

County General Fund Budget and Payroll — Trends II – Current Year General Fund Budget and Per Capita General Fund Budget data sorted by county.

 

Debt and Credit

County Debt Outstanding – Recent Total Debt Outstanding and Per Capita Debt figures sorted by county.

County Credit Ratings – Recent Credit Ratings and Ratings Definitions.

 

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