Best Places To Live In South Carolina 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Clemson, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,254
82
  • Sullivan's Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,042
82
  • Mount Pleasant, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 72,379
82
  • Charleston, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 125,458
82
  • North Augusta, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,832
82
  • Chapin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,459
81
  • Pawleys Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 84
81
  • Mauldin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,985
81
  • Arcadia Lakes, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 876
80
  • Five Forks, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,173
80
  • Northlake, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,317
80
  • Kiawah Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,311
80
  • Fort Mill, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,068
80
  • Aiken, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,980
80
  • North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,485
80
  • Blythewood, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,113
80
  • Simpsonville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,219
79
  • Murrells Inlet, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,027
79
  • Bluffton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,979
79
  • Lyman, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,314
79
  • Summerville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 44,717
79
  • Briarcliffe Acres, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 466
79
  • Lexington, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,007
79
  • Irmo, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,518
79
  • Newport, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,724
79
  • Lake Wylie, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,640
79
  • Seabrook Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,711
78
  • Quinby, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,151
78
  • Travelers Rest, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,768
78
  • Seneca, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,147
78
  • Columbia, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 131,331
78
  • Tega Cay, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,224
78
  • Shell Point, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,384
78
  • Folly Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,679
78
  • Forest Acres, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,533
78
  • Hollywood, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,831
78
  • Florence, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,512
78
  • Rock Hill, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 68,185
77
  • Boiling Springs, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,542
77
  • Fountain Inn, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,031
77
  • Wade Hampton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,586
77
  • Camden, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,931
77
  • Hilton Head Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,497
77
  • Surfside Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,017
77
  • McClellanville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 477
77
  • South Congaree, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,475
77
  • Pelion, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 754
77
  • Seven Oaks, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,906
77
  • Port Royal, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,264
77
  • Lake Murray of Richland, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,475
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in South Carolina for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in South Carolina is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. South Carolina has a population of 4,727,273 and a population density of 147.5 people per square mile. The capital city is Columbia and the largest city in South Carolina is Columbia. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.