How Many people live in charleston south carolina?
According to the latest population figures from the 2010 census, Charleston, SC has a population of 120,083 people. The population of Charleston grew 24.2% from 2000 to 2010. It was 96,650 in 2000.
The population of Charleston County is 351,482 people. The population of the state of South Carolina is now about 4,679,230. Charleston is the 2nd largest city in South Carolina, below only Columbia in population, while nearby North Charleston is the 3rd largest city in the state. Charleston County is the 3rd most populous county in South Carolina, behind only Greenville County and Richland County.
Charleston is located at the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers, which merge to form Charleston Harbor. Some parts of Charleston border the Atlantic Ocean, but the downtown area is bordered by the harbor and rivers.