Goose Creek, South Carolina Population 2019

Goose Creek, South Carolina's estimated population is 42,841 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 1035.03 people/mi² (399.63 people/km²).

The overall median age is 31.8 years, 30.1 years for males, and 34.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.83 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 Goose Creek, South Carolina is $64,204, while the mean household income is $76,184.

Goose Creek Sc Demographics

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

  • White: 68.66%
  • Black or African American: 20.71%
  • Two or more races: 4.42%
  • Asian: 3.30%
  • Other race: 2.61%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%

How Many People Live in Goose Creek, South Carolina?

42,841
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201842,8411,0132.42%
201741,8286931.68%
201641,1355421.34%
201540,5932710.67%
201440,3226531.65%
201339,6698652.23%
201238,8041,1533.06%
201137,6519832.68%
201036,6687,4602.30%
200029,2084,5161.69%
199024,6926,8813.32%
198017,81114,15517.16%
19703,6560.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,180
Black or African American8,501
Two or More Races1,812
Asian1,353
Some Other Race1,070
American Indian and Alaska Native114
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

Goose Creek Sc Population Pyramid 2019

Goose Creek Sc Median Age

31.8


Total

30.1


Male

34.1


Female

Goose Creek Sc Adults

There are 31,072 adults, (3,991 of whom are seniors) in Goose Creek Sc.

Goose Creek Sc Age Dependency

51.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Goose Creek Sc Sex Ratio

Female

20,396

49.70%

Male

20,644

50.30%

Goose Creek Sc Households and Families

Goose Creek Sc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Goose Creek Sc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All68%32%
Non Family60%40%
Male55.2%44.8%
Female52.8%47.2%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,7562.8368
Married7,7503.3576.4
Non Family3,4931.360
Female1,8503.4152.8
Male6633.0655.2

3.26

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Goose Creek Sc Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6972.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,4805.90%
High School Graduate6,13624.46%
Some College7,47829.81%
Associates Degree2,69610.75%
Bachelors Degree4,61818.41%
Graduate Degree1,9787.89%

Goose Creek Sc Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,76515,6544,393
Black5,1724,5141,306
Hispanic1,7651,451342
Asian991947466
Other Race656475198
Multiple Races47042028
Native American737318

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 47.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,639$50,483$30,853
Less Than High School$21,544$23,245$18,205
High School Grad$33,098$46,798$25,284
Some College$38,153$46,929$28,984
Bachelors Degree$48,321$60,950$36,280
Graduate Degree$61,458$68,587$50,152

$40,639

Average Earnings

$50,483

Average Male

$30,853

Average Female

Goose Creek Sc Language

Goose Creek Sc Language by Age

Goose Creek Sc Language

91.09% of Goose Creek Sc residents speak only English, while 8.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.74% of the population.

Goose Creek Sc Poverty

Goose Creek Sc Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,7991,8447.44%
Black8,3611,26415.12%
Hispanic3,13060019.17%
Other1,07052348.88%
Multiple1,54521213.72%
Asian1,258332.62%
Native1141311.40%

10.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.35%

Male Poverty Rate

11.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goose Creek Sc

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goose Creek Sc is Other, with 48.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goose Creek Sc is Asian, with 2.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.99%
High School8.69%
Some College7.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.83%
Male Unemployed14.45%
Female Employed7.34%
Male Employed2.62%

Goose Creek Sc Income

Goose Creek Sc Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,204$76,184
Families$69,822$79,965
Married Families$80,413-
Non Families$48,104$60,032

Goose Creek Sc Marital Status

Goose Creek Sc Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Goose Creek Sc Married by Age and Sex

Goose Creek Sc Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Goose Creek Sc Marital Status by Race

Goose Creek Sc Veterans

4,900

Number of Veterans

4,107

Male Veterans

793

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,972
Second Gulf War1,889
Vietnam1,372
Korea207
World War II41
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,622
55 to 641,062
18 to 341,041
65 to 74757
75+418

Goose Creek Sc Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,60818.46%
Black1,00717.21%
Hispanic20310.49%
Asian15214.71%
2 or More9717.20%
Other324.58%
Indian45.19%

Goose Creek Sc Veterans by Education

2.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goose Creek Sc Employment Status

71.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Goose Creek 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

41.11%

Born in South Carolina

93.94%

Native Born

6.06%

Foreign Born

2.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.94% of Goose Creek Sc residents were born in the United States, with 41.11% having been born in South Carolina. 2.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.