Best Places To Live In South Carolina 2017

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Briarcliffe Acres, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 466
84
  • Clemson, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,254
84
  • Mount Pleasant, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 72,379
84
  • Chapin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,459
84
  • Sullivan's Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,042
82
  • Kiawah Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,311
82
  • Fort Mill, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,068
82
  • Blythewood, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,113
82
  • Arcadia Lakes, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 876
82
  • Pawleys Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 84
81
  • Five Forks, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,173
81
  • Due West, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,120
80
  • Mauldin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,985
80
  • Seabrook Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,711
80
  • Lyman, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,314
79
  • Charleston, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 125,458
79
  • Mayo, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,234
79
  • Cameron, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 586
79
  • Northlake, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,317
79
  • Springdale town, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,693
79
  • North Augusta, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,832
79
  • Quinby, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,151
79
  • Newport, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,724
79
  • Travelers Rest, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,768
78
  • Folly Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,679
78
  • Bamberg, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,542
78
  • Roebuck, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,065
78
  • Garden City, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,824
78
  • Murrells Inlet, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,027
78
  • Landrum, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,597
78
  • Lexington, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,007
78
  • Boiling Springs, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,542
77
  • Elloree, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 821
77
  • Hilton Head Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,497
77
  • Bluffton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,979
77
  • Lake Wylie, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,640
77
  • Summerville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 44,717
77
  • Simpsonville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,219
77
  • Little River, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,273
77
  • Tega Cay, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,224
77
  • Lane, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 496
77
  • Pendleton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,061
77
  • Lake Murray of Richland, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,475
77
  • Seneca, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,147
77
  • Irmo, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,518
76
  • Hollywood, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,831
76
  • Port Royal, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,264
76
  • Pinopolis, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 944
76
  • Johnsonville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,602
76
  • Burnettown, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,742
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.