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Stats for Stories: South Carolina 230 Years of Statehood: May 23, 2018

Release Number CB18-SFS.67

From the Guide to 2010 Census State and Local Geography - South Carolina:

The area of South Carolina was part of the original territory of the United States. Both North Carolina and South Carolina were included in the charter that established Carolina in 1663. The two areas separated in 1712—a separation that was finalized when the Carolina Colony was dissolved in 1729—with generally the same shared boundary as the present states. However, they did not settle on a final boundary until 1813. South Carolina ceded area to the United States to assume generally the same boundary as the present state; the ceded area became part of the Georgia and Mississippi Territory in 1802. South Carolina ratified the U.S. Constitution on May 23, 1788; it was the eighth of the original 13 states to join the Union.

Census data for South Carolina are available beginning with the 1790 census.

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From QuickFacts:

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. QuickFacts tables are summary profiles showing frequently requested data items from various U.S. Census Bureau programs.

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Sources: 2017 Population Estimates, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2010 Census and Census 2000.

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From Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition - 2.3:

From the State Data Center (SDC) Program:

USA Trade Online — From Foreign Trade › U.S. International Trade Data:

The Official Source of Trade Statistics (FREE to all users) — After an account is created, select options for “State Export Data (Origin of Movement)” or “State Import Data (State of Destination)” by “HS” or “NAICS.” Select “State” (South Carolina) and “Measures,” “Commodity,” “Country” and/or “Time” for data. For more information, see Quick Start Guide.

Sources: 2016 Population Estimates and 2016 American Community Survey. Note: The statistics in the infographic are from 2014.

Sources: 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012 Survey of Business Owners and other federal data. Note: The American Community Survey statistics in the infographic are from 2009-2013.

From the Guide to 2010 Census State and Local Geography:

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