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Dentsville, South Carolina
Location in Richland County and the state of South Carolina.
Location in Richland County and the state of South Carolina.
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Richland
 • Total 6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)
 • Land 6.8 sq mi (17.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
230 ft (70 m)
 • Total 14,062
 • Density 2,035/sq mi (785.6/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
FIPS code 45-19285
GNIS feature ID 1249475

Dentsville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Richland County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 14,062 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbia, South Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Dentsville is located at 34°4′31″N 80°57′19″W / 34.07528°N 80.95528°W / 34.07528; -80.95528 (34.075403, -80.955207).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.9 square miles (17.9 km2), of which 6.8 square miles (17.5 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 1.93%, is water.


2020 census

Dentsville racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 2,332 16.16%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 9,860 68.33%
Native American 44 0.3%
Asian 559 3.87%
Pacific Islander 11 0.08%
Other/Mixed 495 3.43%
Hispanic or Latino 1,130 7.83%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 14,431 people, 6,403 households, and 3,599 families residing in the CDP.

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