Best Places To Live In South Carolina 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Clemson, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,904
83
  • Sullivan's Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,905
82
  • Mount Pleasant, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 67,963
82
  • Northlake, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,891
82
  • Charleston, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 120,903
82
  • North Augusta, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,224
82
  • Arcadia Lakes, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 909
82
  • Blythewood, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,631
81
  • Chapin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,469
81
  • Kiawah Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,448
81
  • Mauldin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,849
81
  • Five Forks, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,306
81
  • Fort Mill, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,912
81
  • Aiken, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,494
80
  • North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,926
80
  • Lyman, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,234
80
  • Irmo, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,221
80
  • Murrells Inlet, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,641
80
  • Pawleys Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 78
80
  • Bluffton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,186
80
  • Lake Wylie, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,135
80
  • Summerville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 42,864
79
  • Seabrook Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,705
79
  • Oswego, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 44
79
  • Briarcliffe Acres, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 496
79
  • Simpsonville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,331
79
  • Lexington, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,900
79
  • Tigerville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,681
79
  • Forestbrook, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,858
78
  • Forest Acres, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,436
78
  • Travelers Rest, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,605
78
  • Tega Cay, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,595
78
  • Camden, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,852
78
  • Boiling Springs, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,892
78
  • Quinby, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,202
78
  • Rock Hill, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 66,264
78
  • Florence, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,961
78
  • Springdale, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,660
78
  • Hilton Head Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,420
78
  • Lake Murray of Richland, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,813
78
  • Seneca, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,092
77
  • Newport, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,103
77
  • Shell Point, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,384
77
  • Seven Oaks, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,194
77
  • West Columbia, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,194
77
  • Surfside Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,940
77
  • Boykin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 112
77
  • Prosperity, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 903
77
  • Beaufort, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,522
77
  • Wade Hampton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,910
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 4,630,351 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.