Profile for South Carolina, South Carolina,
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"Palmetto State," "Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places"
The state was named for Charles I and Charles II of England, from the Latin form "Carolus"
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our South Carolina demographic reports
County governments: 46
Municipal governments: 269
Census 2000 highlights: State with the highest percentage of mobile homes (1 in 5 households)
I was born and raised on a Carolina sea island and I carried the sunshine of the low-country, inked in dark gold, on my back and shoulders.
-- The Prince of Tides
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“ I was born and raised on a Carolina sea island and I carried the sunshine of the low-country, inked in dark gold, on my back and shoulders.
~ The Prince of Tides
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