South Carolina
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South Carolina POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

South Carolina Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
4,961,119

Age

PEOPLE OF South Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.03
5 To 17 16.43
18 To 24 9.92
25 To 34 12.95
35 To 54 25.82
55 To 64 13.10
65 Years And Over 15.75

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 86.0
College Graduated 26.5
Attending College 5.7



Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
South Carolina 25521 22814.81062053706 #DEE221
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
South Carolina 46898 22605.510791366905 #E0E320
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.2%

Employment Industries in SC

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 13.8
Healthcare 12.6
Retail 12.2
Education 9.1
Accommodation 8.8
Construction 6.3
Other 5.1
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.0
Administration 4.8
Public Service 4.7
Finance 4.0
Transportation 3.5
Wholesale 2.7
Information Technology 1.8
Real Estate 1.7
Arts 1.7
Utilities 1.2
Agriculture 0.9
Mining 0.1
Management 0.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 63.9
Black Or African American 27.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 1.4
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.9
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.3

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 18.3
German 10.0
Irish 9.6
English 9.2
Italian 2.9
Scots-Irish 2.4
Scottish 2.3
French 1.8
Polish 1.3
European 1.2
Dutch 0.9
African 0.9
Welsh 0.5
British 0.5
Swedish 0.5
Norwegian 0.4
Russian 0.3
French Canadian 0.3
Greek 0.3
Hungarian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 93.1
Spanish 4.4
German 0.3
Indic languages 0.3
French 0.3
Chinese 0.2
Tagalog 0.2
Vietnamese 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Gujarathi 0.1
Korean 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Russian 0.1
African languages 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Miao/Hmong 0.0

Foreign Born SC Residents
4.8%