Lexington County Population 2017

Lexington County's estimated population is 286,196 with a growth rate of 1.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lexington County is the 6th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016286,1964,6411.65%
2015281,5554,1161.48%
2014277,4394,0661.49%
2013273,3733,4241.27%
2012269,9493,5321.33%
2011266,4173,0481.16%
2010263,36995,75857.13%
1990167,61127,25819.42%
1980140,35351,34157.68%
197089,01228,28646.58%
196060,72616,44737.14%
195044,2798,28523.02%
194035,994-500-1.37%
193036,4948182.29%
192035,6763,63611.35%
191032,0404,77617.52%
190027,2645,08322.92%
189022,1813,61719.48%
188018,5645,57642.93%
187012,988-2,591-16.63%
186015,5792,64920.49%
185012,9308196.76%
184012,1113,04633.60%
18309,06598212.15%
18208,0831,44221.71%
18106,6410.00%

Lexington County Population Growth

Population Data via

Lexington County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White226,96979.31%
Black or African American42,51014.85%
Asian5,2421.83%
Two or More Races5,0151.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5360.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2830.10%

Lexington County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Lexington County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Columbia13019213430941173.16%
Lexington1839520988259314.10%
West Columbia15295162829876.45%
Cayce130651423311688.94%
Gaston16371657201.22%
Chapin143515751409.76%
Swansea828903759.06%
Pelion684706223.22%
Gilbert565614498.67%
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