Share
Library Scout
State Library Facts
Contents
Explore
Search
Library Scout
More
About Library Scout
Copyright © 2020 LibraryScout.org and Spring Launch Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.

All content on this website ("the Site") is the property of Spring Launch Media LLC. The collection and assembly of content on this Site are the exclusive property of Spring Launch Media LLC and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. Library data is publicly sourced from the U.S. government. This website is not affiliated with the U.S. government. Rely on any information provided by LibraryScout.org or displayed on this site solely at your own risk. LibraryScout.org does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information disclosed.

South Carolina Library Facts

Score Card
Back to Top

Library Score

South Carolina has lots of libraries

Libraries

192
41 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

South Carolina is a medium-size state

State Population

4,652,360

Library Programs Score

Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in South Carolina!

Computers Available

4,278

Bookmobiles

30
Map
Back to Top
Books, Music, & Movies
Back to Top

Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Programs
Back to Top

Library Programs Score

Library Programs

279
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

140
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

25
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
Back to Top

Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

6
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

10
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

54%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
Back to Top

Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in South Carolina!

Librarians

1,910

Average Librarian Salary

$34,323
Funds
Back to Top

Funding Score

South Carolina libraries are somewhat funded!

Libary Funding per Person

$30
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
Back to Top

#1 Richland County Public Library
#208 Nationally
1431 Assembly Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

#2 Charleston County Public Library System
#569 Nationally
68 Calhoun Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401

#3 Spartanburg County Public Library System
#655 Nationally
151 S. Church Street
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29306

#4 Greenville County Library System
#1,188 Nationally
25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, South Carolina 29601

#5 Lexington County Public Library System
#1,756 Nationally
5440 Augusta Road
Lexington, South Carolina 29072

#6 Pickens County Library System
#1,945 Nationally
304 Biltmore Road
Easley, South Carolina 29640

#7 Anderson County Library
#1,953 Nationally
300 North Mcduffie Street
Anderson, South Carolina 29621

#8 Beaufort County Library
#1,995 Nationally
311 Scott Street
Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

#9 Georgetown County Library
#2,289 Nationally
405 Cleland Street
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440

#9 York County Library System
#2,289 Nationally
138 East Black Street
Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

#11 Florence County Library System
#2,349 Nationally
509 South Dargan Street
Florence, South Carolina 29506

#12 Berkeley County Library System
#2,581 Nationally
1003 Highway 52
Moncks Corner, South Carolina 29461

#13 Greenwood County Library System
#2,831 Nationally
600 South Main Street
Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

#14 Dorchester County Library System
#2,839 Nationally
506 North Parler Avenue
St. George, South Carolina 29477

#15 Horry County Memorial Library
#2,856 Nationally
1008 5th Avenue
Conway, South Carolina 29526

#16 Oconee County Public Library
#3,433 Nationally
501 W. S. Broad Street
Walhalla, South Carolina 29691

#17 Abbe Regional Library System
#3,518 Nationally
314 Chesterfield Street SW
Aiken, South Carolina 29801

#18 Darlington County Library System
#3,768 Nationally
204 North Main Street
Darlington, South Carolina 29532

#19 Calhoun County Library System
#3,811 Nationally
900 F.R. Huff Drive
St. Matthews, South Carolina 29135

#20 Lancaster County Library System
#3,991 Nationally
313 S. White Street
Lancaster, South Carolina 29720

#21 Orangeburg County Library Commission
#4,275 Nationally
510 Louis Street
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115

#22 Kershaw County Library
#4,344 Nationally
1304 Broad Street
Camden, South Carolina 29020

#23 Colleton County Memorial Library
#4,671 Nationally
600 Hampton Street
Walterboro, South Carolina 29488

#24 Laurens County Library System
#4,843 Nationally
1017 West Main Street
Laurens, South Carolina 29360

#25 Sumter County Public Library System
#4,998 Nationally
111 North Harvin Street
Sumter, South Carolina 29150

#26 Chester County Library
#5,101 Nationally
100 Center Street
Chester, South Carolina 29706

#27 Newberry County Library System
#5,333 Nationally
1100 Friend Street
Newberry, South Carolina 29108

#28 Fairfield County Library
#5,376 Nationally
300 W. Washington Street
Winnsboro, South Carolina 29180

#29 Cherokee County Public Library
#5,780 Nationally
300 E. Rutledge Avenue
Gaffney, South Carolina 29340

#30 Mccormick County Library System
#5,926 Nationally
201 Railroad Avenue
Mccormick, South Carolina 29835

#31 Marion County Library System
#5,978 Nationally
101 East Court Street
Marion, South Carolina 29571

#32 Dillon County Library System
#6,193 Nationally
600 East Main Street
Dillon, South Carolina 29536

#33 Chesterfield County Library System
#6,339 Nationally
119 W. Main Street
Chesterfield, South Carolina 29709

#33 Clarendon County Library System
#6,339 Nationally
215 North Brooks Street
Manning, South Carolina 29102

#35 Williamsburg County Library System
#6,623 Nationally
215 North Jackson Street
Kingstree, South Carolina 29556

#36 Abbeville County Library System
#6,709 Nationally
1407 North Main Street
Abbeville, South Carolina 29620

#37 Union County Library System
#6,760 Nationally
300 East South Street
Union, South Carolina 29379

#38 Saluda County Library System
#7,302 Nationally
101 S. Main Street
Saluda, South Carolina 29138

#39 Allendale Hampton Jasper Regional Library
#7,388 Nationally
297 Main Street North
Allendale, South Carolina 29810

#40 Marlboro County Library System
#7,414 Nationally
203 Fayetteville Avenue
Bennettsville, South Carolina 29512

#41 Lee County Public Library System
#8,248 Nationally
200 North Main Street
Bishopville, South Carolina 29010