Answered By: Margaret Dunlap
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2017     Views: 32

Historic population statistics for Richland County and South Carolina are below:

Year: Richland / South Carolina

1900: 45,589 / 1,340,316

1910: 55,143 / 1,515,400

1920: 78,122 / 1,683,724

1930: 87,667 / 1,738,765

1940: 104,843 / 1,899,804

1950: 142,565 / 2,117,027

1960: 200,102 / 2,382,599

1970: 233,868 / 2,590,519

1980: 269,735 / 3,121,820

1990: 285,720 / 3,486,703

2000: 320,490 / 4,012,012

2010: 384,504 / 4,625,364

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census (full report) "Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990."

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census (extract) "South Carolina Population of Counties by Deccenial Census 1790 to 1990."

Source: U.S. Census Bureau State and County Quickfacts

Source: South Carolina County Population Changes on www.sciway.net.