Basic information about the Beaufort County
The Beaufort County is located in the state of South Carolina. This county occupies 924 square miles, with 348 square miles being water areas. There are 162.233 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Beaufort County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (71.88%), followed by Black or African American (19.29%) and Some Other Race (5.25%). There are 64.945 households in the county, while 69,79% of them are family households and 30,21% represent non family households. There are 8 cities and towns in Beaufort County. The most populated city is Hilton Head Island town and the smallest town or village is Yemassee town.