Berkeley County , South Carolina

Berkeley County: County in South Carolina, United States of America

Berkeley County locator map
Location of Berkeley County on South Carolina map.

About

Berkeley County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 177,843 and a population density of 56 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 235,987 inhabitants. Its county seat is Moncks Corner. The county was created 139 years ago in 1881.

Darby Building 'Mt Pleasant  SC' 3 image
Darby Building 'Mt Pleasant SC' 3
Darby Building 'Mt Pleasant  SC' 3 image

Geography

Berkeley County is located at 33°11'52"N 79°57'4"W (33.1976800, -79.9509900). It has 5 neighbors: Charleston County, Clarendon County, Georgetown County, Orangeburg County and Williamsburg County.

Berkeley County map

The largest city of Berkeley County is Goose Creek with a population of 44,972. Other cities include, Hanahan population 28,280, Moncks Corner population 12,497 and Forest Acres population 10,269. See all Berkeley County cities & populated places.

Weather

Berkeley County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 74. more

Berkeley County Quick Facts

Population : 235,987 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
Different from : Berkeley County
Twitter username : BerkeleySCGov
Area : 3181 km2
Water as percent of area : 11%
Land as percent of area : 89%
Named for : William Berkeley
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Capital : Moncks Corner
Establishment : January 01, 1882
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:52:57 (24th October 2021)
Density : 74 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 24.64% (2010-2020)
Weather : 74℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Berkeley County has 5 neighbours.

  • Moncks Corner

Demographics

The population of Berkeley County increased by 24.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 177,843 - census
2011 183,778 3.23% estimation process
2012 189,603 3.07% estimation process
2013 194,031 2.28% estimation process
2014 198,295 2.15% estimation process
2015 203,066 2.35% estimation process
2016 208,525 2.62% estimation process
2017 214,541 2.8% estimation process
2018 221,182 3% estimation process
2019 227,907 2.95% estimation process
2020 235,987 3.42% estimation process

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People born in Berkeley County (14)

People born in Berkeley County, including politician Daniel Huger, politician John Gaillard, United States botanist Henry William Ravenel, you can see a list of people who born in Berkeley County.

  • Catherine C. Ceips (American politician) she was born in 16/02/1955
  • Clarence Williams (American football player (1955-1994)) he was born in 25/01/1955
  • Henry Doctor, Jr. (United States general) he was born in 23/08/1932
  • Joe Hamilton (All-American college football player, professional football player, quarterback, football coach) he was born in 13/03/1977
  • Melvin Nelson (American professional wrestler) he was born in 01/01/1936
  • Thomas Lynch (American planter and statesman) he was born in 01/01/1727
  • William Cain (American politician) he was born in 31/10/1792
  • Henry Collins Flagg (American lawyer, newspaper editor and politician) he was born in 05/01/1792
  • William de Chastignier Ravenel he was born in 25/08/1859
  • John Peyre Thomas Sr. he was born in 17/03/1833
  • St. Julian Devine (American politician) he was born in 05/06/1911

Other places with the same name (2)

Berkeley County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Berkeley County.

City Name Population Title
Goose Creek 44,972 City in South Carolina, United States
Hanahan 28,280 City in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States of America
Ladson 13,790 Census-designated place in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties in the U.
Moncks Corner 12,497 City in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States of America
Forest Acres 10,269 City in Richland County, South Carolina, United States of America
Saint Stephen 1,824 Town in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States
Bonneau 493 Town
Jamestown 83 Town in South Carolina, USA

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Charleston 139,714 City in Charleston County South Carolina, United States
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