State size comparison
South Carolina is about 1.3 times smaller than Virginia.
Virginia is approximately 102,548 sq km, while South Carolina is approximately 77,983 sq km, making South Carolina 76.05% the size of Virginia. Meanwhile, the population of Virginia is ~8.0 million people (3.4 million fewer people live in South Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Virginia vs. South Carolina uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.