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Population Demographics for South Carolina 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in South Carolina

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population4,625,364100
Black or African American1,290,68427
Hispanic or Latino235,6825
Some Other Race113,4642
Two or More Races79,9351
American Indian19,524Below 1%
Three or more races5,553Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander2,706Below 1%
Native Hawaiian570Below 1%
Alaska Native tribes125Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population2,250,1012,375,2634,625,364
Black or African American605,351685,3331,290,684
Hispanic or Latino131,320104,362235,682
Some Other Race65,61447,850113,464
Two or More Races39,08040,85579,935
American Indian9,9449,58019,524
Three or more races2,5842,9695,553
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,4621,2442,706
Native Hawaiian294276570
Alaska Native tribes6857125

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Demographic population totals

Total population in South Carolina

Total Population:4,625,364
Male Population:2,250,101
Female Population:2,375,263

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in South Carolina

Both sexes37

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in South Carolina

Total Population:4,486,210
Male Population:2,161,010
Under 5 years:153,267
5 to 9 years:150,115
10 to 14 years:151,605
15 to 17 years:93,306
18 and 19 years:56,929
20 years:29,273
21 years:29,239
22 to 24 years:85,851
25 to 29 years:141,992
30 to 34 years:135,087
35 to 39 years:139,806
40 to 44 years:144,244
45 to 49 years:157,218
50 to 54 years:153,264
55 to 59 years:140,428
60 and 61 years:53,984
62 to 64 years:77,330
65 and 66 years:43,456
67 to 69 years:57,259
70 to 74 years:69,491
75 to 79 years:48,368
80 to 84 years:29,703
85 years and over:19,795
Female Population:2,325,200
Under 5 years:148,714
5 to 9 years:145,358
10 to 14 years:144,725
15 to 17 years:89,613
18 and 19 years:54,838
20 years:29,929
21 years:30,454
22 to 24 years:90,073
25 to 29 years:151,182
30 to 34 years:143,765
35 to 39 years:149,982
40 to 44 years:154,550
45 to 49 years:170,141
50 to 54 years:169,086
55 to 59 years:159,904
60 and 61 years:60,508
62 to 64 years:86,675
65 and 66 years:48,081
67 to 69 years:65,030
70 to 74 years:82,154
75 to 79 years:62,313
80 to 84 years:45,608
85 years and over:42,517

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in South Carolina

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in South Carolina

Family led homes:1,216,415
Husband-wife family:849,959
Other family:366,456
Population of male led with no wife present:85,354
Population female led with no husband present:281,102
Population of Nonfamily homes:584,766
Population living alone:477,894
Population not living alone:106,872

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in South Carolina with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:590,942
Population of family homes:585,622
Husband-wife family:351,483
Under 6 years only:82,953
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:76,656
6 to 17 years only:191,874
Other family:234,139
Male householder, no wife present:47,574
Under 6 years only:13,345
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:8,235
6 to 17 years only:25,994
Female led with no husband present:186,565
Under 6 years only:43,394
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:40,120
6 to 17 years only:103,051
Nonfamily households:5,320
Male led households:3,904
Under 6 years only:934
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:365
6 to 17 years only:2,605
Female led householder:1,416
Under 6 years only:361
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:102
6 to 17 years only:953
Households with no people under 18 years:1,210,239
Family households:630,793
Husband-wife family:498,476
Other family:132,317
Male led with no wife present:37,780
Female led with no husband present:94,537
Nonfamily households:579,446
Male led householder:267,187
Female led householder:312,259

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in South Carolina, by type

Total Home Population:1,801,181
Population of Family homes:1,216,415
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:42,207
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:188,537
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:250,019
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:264,081
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:118,509
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:112,849
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:152,790
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:71,011
Population of 85 year olds and over:16,412
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:584,766
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:46,264
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:79,389
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:66,004
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:104,005
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:57,735
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:56,169
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:83,448
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:61,693
Population of 85 year olds and over:30,059

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in South Carolina containing people over 60

Total Population:1,801,181
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:637,122
1-person household:216,742
2-or-more-person household:420,380
Family households:402,451
Nonfamily households:17,929
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:1,164,059
1-person household:261,152
2-or-more-person household:902,907
Family homes:813,964
Nonfamily homes:88,943

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in South Carolina with multiple generations.

Total Population:1,801,181
Home has three or more generations:82,230
Home does not have three or more generations:1,718,951

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in South Carolina under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:1,075,872
Unmarried partner of home lead present:90,052
In family homes:86,176
Population of male led and male partner homes:2,152
Population of male led and female partner households:32,791
Population of female led and female partner households:3,961
Population of female led and male partner households:47,272
In nonfamily homes:3,876
Population of male led and male partner homes:36
Population of male led and female partner homes:3,375
Population of female led and female partner homes:122
Population of female led and male partner homes:343
No unmarried partner of home lead present:985,820
In family homes:982,502
Population of husband-wife family homes:652,896
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:44,551
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:285,055
In nonfamily homes:3,318

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in South Carolina

Total Population:3,657,186
Population Under 18 years:1,059,414
Population 18 years and over:2,597,772

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in South Carolina have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:1,248,805
Family home:913,223
Nonfamily homess:335,582
Male led home:144,606
Living alone:118,922
Not living alone:25,684
Female led home:190,976
Living alone:170,767
Not living alone:20,209
Population of Renter occupied homes:552,376
Family run homes:303,192
Husband-wife family:131,303
Other family:171,889
Male led with no wife present:35,617
Female led with no husband present:136,272
Nonfamily Homes:249,184
Male led homes:126,485
Male living alone:91,993
Male not living alone:34,492
Female led homes:122,699
Females living alone:96,212
Females not living alone:26,487

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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