Best Places To Live In South Carolina 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Mount Pleasant, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 72,379
83
  • Clemson, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,254
83
  • Chapin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,459
82
  • Sullivan's Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,042
82
  • Blythewood, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,113
82
  • Lyman, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,314
81
  • Fort Mill, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,068
81
  • 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
80
  • 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
77
  • Roebuck, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,065
77
  • Due West, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,120
77
  • Newport, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,724
77
  • 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
76
  • Summerville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 44,717
76
  • Burnettown, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,742
76
  • Aiken, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,980
76
  • Hilton Head Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,497
76
  • 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
75
  • Folly Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,679
75
  • Lake Murray of Richland, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,475
75
  • Prosperity, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,058
75
  • Bluffton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,979
75
  • Tega Cay, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,224
75
  • Pendleton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,061
75
  • Irmo, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,518
75
  • 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.