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South Carolina: Guide to State Statistics: South Carolina State Statistics

Explore the Data Planet repository for statistics on South Carolina, by broad subject categories.

South Carolina

One of the thirteen original colonies, South Carolina ratified the United States Constitution on May 23, 1788, becoming the eighth state to enter the union. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the states of Georgia and North Carolina. The current version of South Carolina’s flag was adopted in 1861. The palmetto tree symbolizes the heroic defense of the palmetto-log fort on Sullivan's Island against the attack of the British fleet in 1776. The state’s top agricultural crops include tobacco, cotton and soybeans.  South Carolina’s official nickname is the Palmetto State.

This information was drawn from the South website, where you will find more detail on South Carolina history and culture. 

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South Carolina Data

Search for data on South Carolina in Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference using broad subject categories. Note that the searches retrieve top-level views of datasets: there are many more indicators and variables included in each dataset, and more granular geographies. Add additional keywords to retrieve more precise results.

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South Carolina Sample DataSheet

This sample DataSheet from Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference shows the total amount of precipitation per month and year reported by weather stations.

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