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North Charleston Population

North Charleston is a city in South Carolina, State of United States, borders Charleston to the south and east, the city of Hanahan to the north and east, Goose Creek to the northeast. North Charleston population in 2023 is estimated to be 118,703, covers city area of 81.06 sq mi (209.95 sq km), ranks third largest city in South Carolina State, two-hundred-fifty-sixth city in the United States. North Charleston is located near the Atlantic Ocean in the coastal plain just north of Charleston in South Carolina. North Charleston population as per 2020 census is 114,852 compared to 2010 population of 97,471 with the increase number of 17,381 people and growth of 17.8 percent.

Below is the North Charleston population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
201097,939
201199,8952.00
2012102,0142.12
2013104,0962.04
2014106,8322.63
2015108,6971.75
2016109,8591.07
2017110,9320.98
2018113,2372.08
2019113,8110.51
2020114,8520.91
2021 *117,4632.273
2022 *118,4500.86
2023 *118,7030.22
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


North Charleston Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total North Charleston population is 122,400, out of these 58,748 are male, 63,652 are female, The sex ratio of North Charleston is 92. The median age of the North Charleston population is 33.4, North Charleston population by age are, under 18 years is 28,314, 16 years and over is 96,049, 18 years and over is 94,086, 21 years and over is 88,804, 65 years and over is 17,040. 48.0% are male, 52.0% are female, Population of North Charleston by age percent-wise is, 23.1% are under 18 years old, 78.5% are 16 years and over, 76.9% are 18 years and over, 72.6% are 21 years and over, 11.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 52,834 housing units, The voting population of North Charleston are 83,857, out of these 39,873 are male voters, 43,984 are female voters, 47.5% are male, 52.5% are female. North Charleston population in 2022 is estimated to be 118,450, and in 2021 is estimated to be 117,463.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -58,7367.1%
5 - 98,6327.1%
10 - 147,7206.3%
15 - 196,9625.7%
20 - 248,6127.0%
25 - 3423,83119.5%
35 - 4416,38113.4%
45 - 5413,44811.0%
55 - 598,3726.8%
60 - 645,6794.6%
65 - 748,5227.0%
75 - 843,7953.1%
85 and over1,7101.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


North Charleston Population by Race

According to 2019 population of North Charleston by race are:

White Population

White population in North Charleston, South Carolina are 47,925, percentage wise 39.2 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in North Charleston, South Carolina are 52,938, percentage wise 43.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in North Charleston, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in North Charleston are 3,128, percentage wise 2.6 percent are asians.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in North Charleston, South Carolina are 14,698. Percentage wise 12.0 percent are hispanics, out of these 7,837 are Mexican people, 1,222 are Puerto Ricans, 77 are Cubans, and 5,562 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race122,400Percent
White47,92539.2%
Black or African American52,93843.3%
Asian Population3,1282.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,9752.4%
Hispanic or Latino14,69812.0%
Mexican7,8376.4%
Puerto Rican1,2221.0%
Cuban770.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino5,562
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, North Charleston native population is 104,537, out of these 61,087 born in the South Carolina state and 40,233 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 17,863, out of these 4,859 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,396 are in Europe, 598 in Asia, 246 in Africa, 2,373 in Latin America and 246 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in North Charleston are 13,004, out of these 19 are from Europe, 1,178 are from Asia, 101 from Africa, 9,914 are from Latin America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native104,537
Born in state of residence61,087
Born in other state in the United States40,233
Northeast12,688
Midwest4,619
South19,919
West3,007
Born outside the United States3,217
Puerto Rico760
U.S. Island Areas189
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,268
Foreign born
Born outside of United States17,863
Naturalized U.S. citizen4,859
Europe1,396
Asia598
Africa246
Oceania0
Latin America2,373
Northern America246
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen13,004
Europe19
Asia1,178
Africa101
Oceania1,792
Latin America9,914
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

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