Population Demographics for Charleston, South Carolina in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population120,083100
White84,25870
Black or African American30,49125
Hispanic or Latino3,4512
Asian1,9711
Two or More Races1,7651
Some Other Race1,2051
American Indian271Below 1%
Three or more races151Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander122Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population56,74163,342120,083
White40,73943,51984,258
Black or African American13,29217,19930,491
Hispanic or Latino1,7891,6623,451
Asian9531,0181,971
Two or More Races8958701,765
Some Other Race6545511,205
American Indian137134271
Three or more races8368151
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander7151122

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Charleston

 
Total Population:120,083
Male Population:56,741
Female Population:63,342

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Charleston

 
Both sexes32
Male31
Female33

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Charleston

 
Total Population:114,313
Male Population:53,384
Under 5 years:3,793
5 to 9 years:3,100
10 to 14 years:2,444
15 to 17 years:1,476
18 and 19 years:1,057
20 years:955
21 years:1,084
22 to 24 years:3,718
25 to 29 years:6,006
30 to 34 years:4,570
35 to 39 years:3,697
40 to 44 years:3,201
45 to 49 years:3,277
50 to 54 years:3,209
55 to 59 years:3,046
60 and 61 years:1,153
62 to 64 years:1,734
65 and 66 years:918
67 to 69 years:1,170
70 to 74 years:1,296
75 to 79 years:1,012
80 to 84 years:795
85 years and over:673
Female Population:60,929
Under 5 years:3,741
5 to 9 years:3,052
10 to 14 years:2,580
15 to 17 years:1,432
18 and 19 years:1,485
20 years:1,342
21 years:1,443
22 to 24 years:4,643
25 to 29 years:6,560
30 to 34 years:4,500
35 to 39 years:3,643
40 to 44 years:3,342
45 to 49 years:3,691
50 to 54 years:3,720
55 to 59 years:3,741
60 and 61 years:1,418
62 to 64 years:2,043
65 and 66 years:1,041
67 to 69 years:1,413
70 to 74 years:1,783
75 to 79 years:1,553
80 to 84 years:1,308
85 years and over:1,455

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Charleston

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Charleston

 
Total:52,341
Family led homes:26,894
Husband-wife family:18,285
Other family:8,609
Population of male led with no wife present:1,750
Population female led with no husband present:6,859
Population of Nonfamily homes:25,447
Population living alone:18,127
Population not living alone:7,320

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

Total occupied homes in Charleston with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:52,341
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:12,321
Population of family homes:12,233
Husband-wife family:7,043
Under 6 years only:2,493
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,330
6 to 17 years only:3,220
Other family:5,190
Male householder, no wife present:773
Under 6 years only:253
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:93
6 to 17 years only:427
Female led with no husband present:4,417
Under 6 years only:1,304
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:934
6 to 17 years only:2,179
Nonfamily households:88
Male led households:52
Under 6 years only:11
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:4
6 to 17 years only:37
Female led householder:36
Under 6 years only:12
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1
6 to 17 years only:23
Households with no people under 18 years:40,020
Family households:14,661
Husband-wife family:11,242
Other family:3,419
Male led with no wife present:977
Female led with no husband present:2,442
Nonfamily households:25,359
Male led householder:11,008
Female led householder:14,351

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Charleston, by type

 
Total Home Population:52,341
Population of Family homes:26,894
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:1,243
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:5,299
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:5,233
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:5,190
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:2,500
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:2,385
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:2,875
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,647
Population of 85 year olds and over:522
Population of Nonfamily Homes:25,447
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:4,621
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:6,432
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:2,698
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:3,052
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,677
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,693
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:2,324
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,819
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,131

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Charleston containing people over 60

 
Total Population:52,341
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:15,484
1-person household:6,556
2-or-more-person household:8,928
Family households:8,423
Nonfamily households:505
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:36,857
1-person household:11,571
2-or-more-person household:25,286
Family homes:18,471
Nonfamily homes:6,815

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Charleston with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:52,341
Home has three or more generations:1,357
Home does not have three or more generations:50,984

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Charleston under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:21,601
Unmarried partner of home lead present:1,314
In family homes:1,276
Population of male led and male partner homes:52
Population of male led and female partner households:374
Population of female led and female partner households:70
Population of female led and male partner households:780
In nonfamily homes:38
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:30
Population of female led and female partner homes:1
Population of female led and male partner homes:7
No unmarried partner of home lead present:20,287
In family homes:20,214
Population of husband-wife family homes:12,447
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:759
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:7,008
In nonfamily homes:73

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Charleston

 
Total Population:76,936
Population Under 18 years:21,406
Population 18 years and over:55,530

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Charleston have lived in one place.

 
Total:52,341
Population of Owner occupied homes:27,288
Family home:17,773
Nonfamily homess:9,515
Male led home:3,785
Living alone:2,782
Not living alone:1,003
Female led home:5,730
Living alone:4,843
Not living alone:887
Population of Renter occupied homes:25,053
Family run homes:9,121
Husband-wife family:3,931
Other family:5,190
Male led with no wife present:947
Female led with no husband present:4,243
Nonfamily Homes:15,932
Male led homes:7,275
Male living alone:4,612
Male not living alone:2,663
Female led homes:8,657
Females living alone:5,890
Females not living alone:2,767