Best Places To Live In South Carolina 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Mount Pleasant, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 72,379
83
  • Clemson, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,254
83
  • Chapin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,459
81
  • Sullivan's Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,042
81
  • Blythewood, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,113
81
  • Lyman, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,314
81
  • Fort Mill, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,068
80
  • Pawleys Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 84
80
  • Kiawah Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,311
80
  • Charleston, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 125,458
80
  • North Augusta, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,832
79
  • Arcadia Lakes, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 876
79
  • Mauldin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,985
79
  • Briarcliffe Acres, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 466
79
  • Five Forks, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,173
79
  • Seabrook Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,711
78
  • Mayo, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,234
78
  • North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,485
78
  • Simpsonville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,219
78
  • Landrum, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,597
78
  • Springdale town, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,693
78
  • Edgefield, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,719
78
  • Roebuck, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,065
78
  • Due West, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,120
78
  • Newport, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,724
78
  • Northlake, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,317
77
  • Lexington, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,007
77
  • Loris, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,459
77
  • Murrells Inlet, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,027
77
  • Summerville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 44,717
77
  • Burnettown, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,742
77
  • Aiken, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,980
77
  • Hilton Head Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,497
77
  • Garden City, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,824
76
  • Pelion, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 754
76
  • Walhalla, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,231
76
  • Hollywood, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,831
76
  • Inman, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,345
76
  • Port Royal, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,264
76
  • Boiling Springs, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,542
76
  • Ehrhardt, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 509
76
  • Ninety Six, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,972
76
  • Folly Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,679
76
  • Lake Murray of Richland, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,475
76
  • Prosperity, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,058
76
  • Bluffton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,979
76
  • Tega Cay, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,224
76
  • Pendleton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,061
76
  • Irmo, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,518
76
  • Inman Mills, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,058
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.