South Carolina

Google helps South Carolina businesses move toward their goals.

$3.71 billion

of economic activity

In 2019, Google helped provide $3.71 billion of economic activity for 16,400 South Carolina businesses, publishers, nonprofits, creators, and developers

245,000

South Carolina businesses

More than 245,000 South Carolina businesses received requests for directions, phone calls, bookings, reviews and other direct connections to their customers from Google in 2019

$2.87 million

of free advertising

In 2019, Google provided $2.87 million of free advertising to South Carolina nonprofits through the Google Ad Grants program

400+

jobs created by Google

In our data center in Berkeley County, South Carolina, Google employs over 400 people in a variety of full-time and contractor roles, including computer technicians, engineers, and various food services, maintenance, and security roles

Investing in local communities

As our company expands with more than 75,000 employees in the U.S., we’re committed to playing a positive role in each of the communities where we live and work.

$1.8 million

investment

Since the Berkeley County, South Carolina data center was built in 2007, Google has committed more than $1.8 billion of investment in the region and state

$2 million

in grants

Since 2009, Google has awarded more than $2 million to local schools and nonprofits in South Carolina

2X

more energy efficient

Google data centers are two times more energy efficient than a typical data center

Our home in the Palmetto State

Google is proud to call South Carolina home, with our data center in Berkeley County keeping the Internet up and running

“At Google, we are technology optimists. Not because we believe in technology, but because we believe in people”

Sundar Pichai

CEO, Alphabet Inc.

Berkeley County

We announced our data center complex in Berkeley County, South Carolina, in 2007. Since then, we’ve invested $1.8 billion in the facility and have made a long-term commitment to the region and state. Our employees at the Berkeley County data center work to keep Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, and other Google applications operational, so that Google can provide fast and reliable services around the clock to millions of people.

Google in the Community

Berkeley County is our home and we’re committed to playing a positive role in the communities in which we live and work. As we continue to grow in the Palmetto State, we’ve supported technology education, empowered local small businesses through online tools and support, and helped build a culture of innovation in the Lowcountry. Since 2009, we've awarded more than $2 million to local schools and nonprofits. Additionally, we've helped implement free downtown WiFi networks throughout the region.

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