South Carolina - From Statehood to 1800

1790 SC Census Summary by District and County

District/County 

No. of Heads of Household

Free White Males 16 Years & Older, Including Heads of Household

Free White Males Under 16 Years

Free White Females, Including Heads of Household

All Other Free Persons

Slaves

Total

Beaufort District

969

1,266

1,055

2,048

153

14,236

18,753

Camden District

5,088

6,941

8,694

13,607

158

8,865

38,265
Chester County

1,044

1,466

1,604

2,831

47

938

6,866
Claremont County

400

517

841

1,080

-

2,110

4,548
Clarendon County

330

444

516

830

-

602

2,392
Fairfield County

1,051

1,335

1,874

2,929

-

1,485

7,623
Lancaster County

866

1,253

1,537

2,074

68

1,370

6,302
Richland County

483

596

710

1,173

14

1,437

3,930
York County

914

1,350

1,612

2,690

29

923

6,604

Charleston District

3,868 

5,060

3,177

7,165

960

50,633

66,985
Berkeley County, St. John's Parish

195

209

152

331

60

5,170

5,922
Colleton County, St. John's Parish

196

209

104

272

22

4,705

5,312
Dorchester County, St. George's Parish

243

337

311

604

25

3,022

4,299
Christ Church Parish

151

156

138

272

11

2,377

2,954
St. Andrew's Parish

114

125

71

174

31

2,546

2,947
St. Bartholomew's Parish

540

625

491

1,017

135

10,338

12,605
St. James Goose Creek Parish

118

158

79

202

15

2,333

2,787
St. James Santee Parish

122

140

110

187

15

3,345

3,797
St. Paul's Parish

76

65

48

103

15

3,202

3,433
St. Phillip's & St. Michael's Parish

1,933

2,810

1,561

3,718

586

7,684

16,359
St. Stephen's Parish

57

81

45

100

1

2,506

2,733
St. Thomas's Parish

123

145

67

185

34

3,405

3,836

Cheraw District

1,344

1,779

1,993

3,646

59

3,229

10,706

Georgetown District

1,947

2,356

2,467

4,055

113

13,131

22,122
All Saint's Parish

101

104

102

223

1

1,795

2,225
Prince Frederick's Parish

754

907

915

1,596

32

4,685

8,135
Prince George's Parish

1,092

1,345

1,450

2,236

80

6,651

11,782

Ninety-Six District

10,582

14,973

17,165

30,324

198

11,069

73,729
Abbeville County

1,338

1,904

1,948

3,653

27

1,665

9,197
Edgefield County

1,753

2,333

2,571

4,701

65

3,619

13,280
Greenville County

965

1,400

1,627

2,861

9

606

6,503
Laurens County

1,395

1,969

2,270

3,971

7

1,120

9,337
Newberry County

1,376

1,992

2,232

3,962

12

1,144

9,342
Pendleton County

1,433

2,007

2,535

4,189

3

834

9,568
Spartanburgh County

1,264

1,868

2,173

3,866

27

866

8,800
Union County

1,058

1,500

1,809

3,121

48

1,215

7,693

Orangeburgh District

2,387

3,201

3,171

6,040

170

5,931

18,513
North Part

1,309

1,780

1,693

3,258

21

4,529

11,281
South Part

1,078

1,421

1,478

2,782

149

1,402

7,232

Total South Carolina in 1790

26,185

35,576

37,722

66,880

1,801

107,094

249,073


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