Florence, South Carolina Population 2019

Florence, South Carolina's estimated population is 37,625 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Florence, South Carolina is the 12th largest city in South Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1720.91 people/mi² (664.44 people/km²).

The overall median age is 38.2 years, 36.4 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.45 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Florence, South Carolina is $47,008, while the mean household income is $69,105.

Florence Sc Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Florence Sc was:

  • White: 49.64%
  • Black or African American: 45.49%
  • Asian: 2.40%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.11%

How Many People Live in Florence, South Carolina?

37,625
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201837,625-137-0.36%
201737,762-29-0.08%
201637,791-67-0.18%
201537,858-58-0.15%
201437,9161790.47%
201337,737-16-0.04%
201237,7531320.35%
201137,6211150.31%
201037,5067,2582.17%
200030,2484350.14%
199029,813-29-0.01%
198029,8423,8451.39%
197025,9971,2750.50%
196024,7222,2090.94%
195022,5136,4593.44%
194016,0541,2800.83%
193014,7743,8063.02%
192010,9683,9114.51%
19107,0572,4104.27%
19004,6471,2523.19%
18903,3950.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018204,961-585-0.29%
2017205,546-313-0.15%
2016205,859-400-0.19%
2015206,259-186-0.09%
2014206,4454500.22%
2013205,995-56-0.03%
2012206,0512610.13%
2011205,7901290.06%
2010205,6610.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,782
Black or African American17,215
Asian907
Two or More Races773
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander74
Some Other Race49
American Indian and Alaska Native40

Florence Sc Population Pyramid 2019

Florence Sc Median Age

38.2


Total

36.4


Male

40


Female

Florence Sc Adults

There are 28,681 adults, (5,870 of whom are seniors) in Florence Sc.

Florence Sc Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Florence Sc Sex Ratio

Female

21,018

55.54%

Male

16,822

44.46%

Florence Sc Households and Families

Florence Sc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Florence Sc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
Male65.7%34.3%
All57.7%42.3%
Non Family44.6%55.4%
Female33.1%66.9%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2002.4557.7
Married6,1703.1181.4
Non Family5,4721.1644.6
Female3,1793.3133.1
Male3793.1365.7

3.11

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Florence Sc Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6612.58%
9th to 12th Grade2,0538.02%
High School Graduate7,13627.89%
Some College5,40821.13%
Associates Degree2,3589.21%
Bachelors Degree4,99919.53%
Graduate Degree2,97511.63%

Florence Sc Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,45912,8205,539
Black10,6548,7311,833
Asian672605398
Hispanic615539156
Multiple Races278278107
Other Race3434
Islander2415
Native American17177

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,189$41,005$25,456
Less Than High School$18,709$20,696$16,058
High School Grad$23,056$32,964$16,632
Some College$30,338$41,099$24,283
Bachelors Degree$40,181$47,976$34,348
Graduate Degree$52,350$74,861$45,389

$32,189

Average Earnings

$41,005

Average Male

$25,456

Average Female

Florence Sc Language

Florence Sc Language by Age

Florence Sc Language

95.64% of Florence Sc residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Florence Sc Poverty

Florence Sc Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,0154,62227.16%
White17,7891,2256.89%
Asian89928031.15%
Multiple75819525.73%
Hispanic98610911.05%
Islander745979.73%
Other491938.78%
Native40615.00%

17.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.26%

Male Poverty Rate

19.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Florence Sc

The race most likely to be in poverty in Florence Sc is Islander, with 79.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florence Sc is White, with 6.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.81%
High School20.40%
Some College12.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.47%
Male Unemployed33.00%
Female Employed12.20%
Male Employed7.56%

Florence Sc Income

Florence Sc Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,008$69,105
Families$58,533$83,504
Married Families$81,774-
Non Families$27,500$41,190

Florence Sc Marital Status

Florence Sc Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Florence Sc Married by Age and Sex

Florence Sc Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Florence Sc Marital Status by Race

Florence Sc Veterans

2,162

Number of Veterans

1,963

Male Veterans

199

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam865
First Gulf War457
Second Gulf War313
Korea126
World War II80

Florence Sc Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2278.11%
Black8616.96%
2 or More6217.37%
Asian81.17%
Indian423.53%

Florence Sc Veterans by Education

10.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florence Sc Employment Status

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Florence Sc Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.10%

Born in South Carolina

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.98% of Florence Sc residents were born in the United States, with 66.10% having been born in South Carolina. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.