South Carolina

Last Updated: April 17, 2021


The state of South Carolina is located in the South-eastern region of the United States. It was the eighth among thirteen colonies to ratify the U.S. Constitution on May 23, 1788. South Carolina is the 40th most extensive and 23rd most populous U.S. state. Columbia is the state’s capital while Charlestonthe is the state’s ancient and largest city. North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Rock Hill, Greenville are four largest cities in the state.

Bordering states of South Carolina include North Carolina to the north, by the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, Georgia to the West and South. Mostly South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and cold winters. The temperature may vary from day to night and place to place.

Industrial sectors contributing to the state’s economy include manufacturing, tourism, agriculture, distribution and logistics industry, services industry etc. If you like to visit South Carolina then it is worth visiting as there are many beautiful places over there including Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Hilton Head Island, Greenville, Columbia, Beaufort, Folly Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Kiawah Island, Brook green Gardens, Congaree National Park etc. 

Key Facts:

  • In 2020, the Per Capita Personal Income in South Carolina was 47,502 U.S. dollars.
  • The real GDP of South Carolina amounted to 213.45 billion U.S. dollars as of 2019.
  • In May 2020, the value of South Carolina’s imports amounted to about 2.5 billion U.S. dollars; its exports valued at about 1.1 billion U.S. dollars. 
  • As of 2020, the unemployment rate in South Carolina was at 6.2 percent. 
  • The average annual pay of employees in South Carolina totallto 46, 375 U.S. dollars as of 2019.