Population Demographics for Charleston County, South Carolina in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population350,209100
White224,91064
Black or African American104,23929
Hispanic or Latino18,8775
Some Other Race9,4772
Two or More Races5,4971
Asian4,7191
American Indian1,068Below 1%
Three or more races439Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander299Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population169,871180,338350,209
White110,536114,374224,910
Black or African American47,99256,247104,239
Hispanic or Latino10,9987,87918,877
Some Other Race5,7173,7609,477
Two or More Races2,7572,7405,497
Asian2,1842,5354,719
American Indian5365321,068
Three or more races213226439
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander149150299

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Charleston County

 
Total Population:350,209
Male Population:169,871
Female Population:180,338

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Charleston County

 
Both sexes35
Male34
Female37

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Charleston County

 
Total Population:339,878
Male Population:163,515
Under 5 years:11,617
5 to 9 years:10,267
10 to 14 years:9,301
15 to 17 years:5,690
18 and 19 years:3,771
20 years:2,358
21 years:2,526
22 to 24 years:8,688
25 to 29 years:14,769
30 to 34 years:12,270
35 to 39 years:10,776
40 to 44 years:10,401
45 to 49 years:11,329
50 to 54 years:11,138
55 to 59 years:10,361
60 and 61 years:3,840
62 to 64 years:5,677
65 and 66 years:3,023
67 to 69 years:3,867
70 to 74 years:4,545
75 to 79 years:3,338
80 to 84 years:2,221
85 years and over:1,742
Female Population:176,363
Under 5 years:11,253
5 to 9 years:9,802
10 to 14 years:9,087
15 to 17 years:5,501
18 and 19 years:3,894
20 years:2,635
21 years:2,770
22 to 24 years:9,693
25 to 29 years:15,497
30 to 34 years:12,105
35 to 39 years:10,610
40 to 44 years:10,873
45 to 49 years:12,355
50 to 54 years:12,561
55 to 59 years:12,024
60 and 61 years:4,458
62 to 64 years:6,369
65 and 66 years:3,292
67 to 69 years:4,580
70 to 74 years:5,512
75 to 79 years:4,372
80 to 84 years:3,551
85 years and over:3,569

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Charleston County

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

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Charleston County

 
Total:144,309
Family led homes:85,692
Husband-wife family:58,381
Other family:27,311
Population of male led with no wife present:6,160
Population female led with no husband present:21,151
Population of Nonfamily homes:58,617
Population living alone:43,485
Population not living alone:15,132

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

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

 
Total:144,309
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:40,047
Population of family homes:39,724
Husband-wife family:23,231
Under 6 years only:6,898
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:4,590
6 to 17 years only:11,743
Other family:16,493
Male householder, no wife present:2,986
Under 6 years only:954
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:454
6 to 17 years only:1,578
Female led with no husband present:13,507
Under 6 years only:3,486
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:3,066
6 to 17 years only:6,955
Nonfamily households:323
Male led households:205
Under 6 years only:47
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:22
6 to 17 years only:136
Female led householder:118
Under 6 years only:37
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:7
6 to 17 years only:74
Households with no people under 18 years:104,262
Family households:45,968
Husband-wife family:35,150
Other family:10,818
Male led with no wife present:3,174
Female led with no husband present:7,644
Nonfamily households:58,294
Male led householder:26,715
Female led householder:31,579

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Charleston County, by type

 
Total Home Population:144,309
Population of Family homes:85,692
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,304
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:14,483
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:16,447
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:18,253
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:8,567
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:7,833
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:10,152
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:5,207
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,446
Population of Nonfamily Homes:58,617
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:7,079
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:12,838
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:6,893
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:8,916
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:4,947
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:4,683
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:6,195
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:4,528
Population of 85 year olds and over:2,538

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Charleston County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:144,309
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:46,395
1-person household:16,689
2-or-more-person household:29,706
Family households:28,129
Nonfamily households:1,577
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:97,914
1-person household:26,796
2-or-more-person household:71,118
Family homes:57,563
Nonfamily homes:13,555

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Charleston County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:144,309
Home has three or more generations:5,395
Home does not have three or more generations:138,914

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Charleston County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:72,455
Unmarried partner of home lead present:5,125
In family homes:4,963
Population of male led and male partner homes:203
Population of male led and female partner households:1,667
Population of female led and female partner households:309
Population of female led and male partner households:2,784
In nonfamily homes:162
Population of male led and male partner homes:2
Population of male led and female partner homes:124
Population of female led and female partner homes:7
Population of female led and male partner homes:29
No unmarried partner of home lead present:67,330
In family homes:67,072
Population of husband-wife family homes:42,373
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:3,003
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:21,696
In nonfamily homes:258

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Charleston County

 
Total Population:253,721
Population Under 18 years:71,569
Population 18 years and over:182,152

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Charleston County have lived in one place.

 
Total:144,309
Population of Owner occupied homes:87,068
Family home:59,800
Nonfamily homess:27,268
Male led home:11,402
Living alone:8,689
Not living alone:2,713
Female led home:15,866
Living alone:13,549
Not living alone:2,317
Population of Renter occupied homes:57,241
Family run homes:25,892
Husband-wife family:11,416
Other family:14,476
Male led with no wife present:2,966
Female led with no husband present:11,510
Nonfamily Homes:31,349
Male led homes:15,518
Male living alone:10,153
Male not living alone:5,365
Female led homes:15,831
Females living alone:11,094
Females not living alone:4,737