Beaufort County Population 2017

Beaufort County's estimated population is 183,149 with a growth rate of 1.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Beaufort County is the 10th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016183,1493,3671.87%
2015179,7824,6042.63%
2014175,1784,1682.44%
2013171,0103,5502.12%
2012167,4603,5022.14%
2011163,9581,0340.63%
2010162,92476,49988.51%
199086,42521,06132.22%
198065,36414,22827.82%
197051,1366,94915.73%
196044,18717,19463.70%
195026,9934,95622.49%
194022,0372221.02%
193021,815-454-2.04%
192022,269-8,086-26.64%
191030,355-5,140-14.48%
190035,4951,3764.03%
189034,1193,94313.07%
188030,176-4,183-12.17%
187034,359-5,694-14.22%
186040,0531,2483.22%
185038,8053,0118.41%
184035,794-1,238-3.34%
183037,0324,83315.01%
182032,1996,31224.38%
181025,8875,45926.72%
180020,4281,6758.93%
179018,7530.00%

Beaufort County Population Growth

Population Data via

Beaufort County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White138,89375.84%
Black or African American33,99818.56%
Two or More Races3,3631.84%
Asian2,5111.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native7650.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2520.14%

Beaufort County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Beaufort County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hilton Head Island370964050034049.18%
Bluffton1337518897552241.29%
Beaufort12447134459988.02%
Port Royal1068912785209619.61%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990