Goose Creek, South Carolina Population 2018

Goose Creek, South Carolina's estimated population is 42,619 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Goose Creek, South Carolina is the 8th largest city in South Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1029.67 people/mi² (397.55 people/km²), with a household density of 135.52 people/km² (350.99 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 31.3 years, 29.2 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 14,528 households in the city, with an average size of 2.8 people per household. The vacancy rate was 5.4%, with a median rent of $1144/month. The median house has 6 rooms, and has a value of $169,800.

The median income for households in Goose Creek, South Carolina is $61,542, while the mean household income is $73,009. The per capita income is $26,893, and 9.1% of families and 10.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 15.2% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 3.8% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201742,6197011.67%
201641,9181,3163.24%
201540,6022580.64%
201440,3446481.63%
201339,6968572.21%
201238,8391,1523.06%
201137,6871,0122.76%
201036,6757,46725.56%
200029,2084,51618.29%
199024,6926,88138.63%
198017,81114,155387.17%
19703,6560.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,167
Black or African American8,366
Asian1,506
Two or More Races1,493
Some Other Race855
American Indian and Alaska Native157
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Goose Creek Sc Population Pyramid 2018

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Goose Creek Sc Median Age

31.3


Total

29.2


Male

33.9


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 32,305 adults in Goose Creek Sc.

Goose Creek Sc Age Dependency

51.9

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Goose Creek Sc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
6
Houses Without Mortgage
1,717
Houses With Mortgage
7,460
Vacancy Rate
5.4
Median Rent
1,144
Median Home Value
169,800
Renter-Occupied Units
4,564
Owner-Occupied Units
9,177
Total Housing Units
14,528

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Goose Creek Sc for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.3% and the labor force participation rate is 71%.

Goose Creek Sc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.8
Average Family Size
3.26
Total Households
13741
Married Couple Households
7507
Male Householder (no wife) Families
651
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1903
Non Family Households
3680
Total Families
10061
Households With Own Children
4650
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.2
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Goose Creek Sc Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
668
$10,000 to $14,999
380
$15,000 to $24,999
984
$25,000 to $34,999
1,405
$35,000 to $49,999
1,859
$50,000 to $74,999
3,064
$75,000 to $99,999
2,366
$100,000 to $149,999
2,045
$150,000 to $199,999
609
Over $200,000
361

Goose Creek Sc Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Goose Creek Sc

South Carolina

$61,542

$46,898

$73,009

$64,115

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Goose Creek Sc Education Data

Goose Creek Sc Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
6292.53%
9th to 12th Grade
1,3525.45%
High School Graduate
6,24425.16%
Some College
7,38129.74%
Associates Degree
2,66710.75%
Bachelors Degree
4,51918.21%
Graduate Degree
2,0288.17%