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South Carolina Relocation Guide

Thank you for visiting our South Carolina Relocation Guide. The information is presented to help research and plan for moving to South Carolina.  If you are relocating to South Carolina, our directory of services will help find the products, services and professionals to assist you through the process.

South Carolina, officially separated from North Carolina in 1729. It has a land area of 30,109 sq miles and has a population of 5,147,111 according to the 2019 U.S. census estimates, an increase of over 8.6% since 2010.

Many large corporations have moved their headquarters to South Carolina during the last economic downturn, due to the fact that South Carolina is a right-to-work state.

The State Symbols are: The flower..Carolina Yellow Jessamine, the tree…Palmetto Tree, the bird…Carolina Wren, the song…Carolina. South Carolina’s nickname is the “Palmetto State”. The name originated in honor of Charles I of England.

Largest Cities

South Carolina’s ten largest cities are: Columbia, 133,451; Charleston, 136,208; North Charleston, 113,237; Greenville, 68,563; Rock Hill, 74,309; Mount Pleasant, 89,338; Spartanburg, 37,644; Sumter, 39,656; Hilton Head Island, 39,639; and Florence, 37,625.

South Carolina ranks third in peach production and fourth in overall tobacco production. Other top agricultural commodities include nursery and greenhouse products, watermelons, peanuts, broilers and turkeys, and cattle and calves.

Public Schools

South Carolina has 1,239 K-12 schools in 85 school districts, with an enrollment of 735,998 as of fall 2013. As of the 2016 school year, South Carolina spent $10,249 per student which places it 39th in the country for per student spending.  In 2011, the average SAT score for South Carolina was 1070.

For more South Carolina relocation information, visit the South Carolina Wikipedia.

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