South Carolina population surpasses 5 million according to newly released census
There are now officially more than 5 million South Carolinians.
That's according to the new census report issued Wednesday.
South Carolina came in tenth place for the state with the most numeric growth.
The state added 64,547 people between July 2016 and July 2017.
The state with the most numeric growth this year was Texas, which gained 399,734 people.
When it comes to percentage growth, however, South Carolina didn't make the top ten.
Idaho was at the top of that list, with a 2.2% growth over the same time frame.