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. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
4,896,146

Age

PEOPLE OF South Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.12
5 To 17 16.52
18 To 24 10.17
25 To 34 12.87
35 To 54 26.09
55 To 64 13.02
65 Years And Over 15.21

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 85.6
College Graduated 25.8
Attending College 5.8

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
South Carolina 24604 22710.729481809685 #DEE220
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
South Carolina 45483 22603.75492480012 #E0E320
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.9%

Employment Industries in SC

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 13.8
Healthcare 12.7
Retail 12.2
Education 9.1
Accommodation 8.7
Construction 6.4
Other 5.0
Public Service 4.9
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.8
Administration 4.7
Finance 4.0
Transportation 3.4
Wholesale 2.7
Information Technology 1.8
Real Estate 1.8
Arts 1.7
Utilities 1.2
Agriculture 1.0
Mining 0.1
Management 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 63.9
Black Or African American 27.3
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 1.4
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Some Other Race Alone 1.8
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.3

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 17.3
German 10.0
Irish 9.7
English 9.3
Italian 2.9
Scots-Irish 2.4
Scottish 2.3
French 1.8
Polish 1.3
European 1.1
Dutch 0.9
African 0.8
Welsh 0.5
Swedish 0.5
British 0.5
Russian 0.4
Norwegian 0.4
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
French 0.2
Chinese 0.2
Tagalog 0.2
Vietnamese 0.1
Russian 0.1
Gujarathi 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Korean 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
African languages 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Indic languages 0.1
Italian 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Japanese 0.1

Foreign Born SC Residents
4.8%