The problem of illiteracy was still a great worry in the county. South Carolina was among the states where illiteracy was the highest. When the results of the census helped track down the people who had this problem, the results were given to the State Superintendent of Education. The total population for the state had risen to 1,899,804.
The population of the nation had continued to increase. In this census, the population of South Carolina was found to have increased to 1,683,724 people.
South Carolina had shown an increase in population, with a total of 1,515,400 people. Along with the growth of the nation, the amount of people who went to church decreased. There were now less than half of the members of the population of the entire country who went to church.
Out of the 159 US cities who were recorded as having more than 25,000 people in them, there was only one city in South Carolina which was included as a part of that list, and that was Charleston. The total population of the state in this census was 1,340,316.
South Carolina census records showed that there was growth in the state once again. The total count of people was 1,151,149. It was also found that in this state, there was a greater population of blacks than whites.
The census of 1880 in South Carolina showed a population increase of more than 200,000. The total population in the state was shown to be 995,577. This was the year that South Carolina would begin growing tea, along with its sister state North Carolina.
The growth of South Carolina was slow for this census, but it was growth nonetheless. The total population was found to be 705,606 people. That is only an increase of a little less than 2000 people. The state saw many changes with the railroad being approved to lay track in any area of Charleston that they thought it should go.
The population for South Carolina in the census of 1860 was totaled at 703,708. Because of the election of Lincoln as President of the United States, and the disagreement of the fight to end slavery in the country, South Carolina passed an ordinance to end their standing in the Union and to dissolve the Union between the state and the federal government.
The disagreements between the Northern and Southern states was becoming more heated, and the statement was made that the southern states may have no choice but to dissolve their union because of the fight among the Northern states to end slavery. The population in South Carolina with this census was 668,507.
South Carolina, a strong slave state, produced 26,964,000 kilograms of rice. The total population for the state was found to be 594,398 people. That was an increase of only over six thousand.
The South Carolina State Data Center provides South Carolina census information. The page details where information was gathered and how it can be analyzed, along with the types of researchers that the Center can assist. Links at the top of the page allow you to navigate to information about the current or previous censuses.
The University of South Carolina’s University Libraries has Census 2000 data available for those looking for South Carolina census information. The page categorizes the information into subjects that will pertain to most users, those looking for just data on South Carolina, historical data, mapping, and more. The website also advises regarding where files are available if they are not available for download.