Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Population 2018

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina's estimated population is 40,055 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is the 9th largest city in South Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 968.38 people/mi² (373.89 people/km²), with a household density of 315.45 people/km² (817.01 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 54.3 years, 52.9 years for males, and 55.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 33,794 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.8%, with a median rent of $1114/month. The median house has 5 rooms, and has a value of $446,700.

The median income for households in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is $70,249, while the mean household income is $106,730. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201740,055580.15%
201639,997-64-0.16%
201540,0615901.49%
201439,4716611.70%
201338,8106961.83%
201238,1146861.83%
201137,4282180.59%
201037,2103,3480.95%
200033,86210,1683.64%
199023,69412,3507.64%
198011,34411,04419.92%
19603000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,791
Black or African American2,809
Some Other Race2,230
Two or More Races450
Asian326
American Indian and Alaska Native45

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

Hilton Head Island Sc Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hilton Head Island Sc Median Age

54.3


Total

52.9


Male

55.9


Female

Hilton Head Island Sc Adults

There are 33,307 adults, (13,243 of which are seniors) in Hilton Head Island Sc.

Hilton Head Island Sc Age Dependency

97.3

Age Dependency Ratio

65.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hilton Head Island Sc Sex Ratio

Female

20,249

51.07%

Male

19,402

48.93%

Hilton Head Island Sc Households and Families

Hilton Head Island Sc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hilton Head Island Sc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female48.7%51.3%
Male40.9%59.1%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hilton Head Island Sc Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,9142.3374.8
Married9,5952.6985.6
Non Family5,6511.3164.9
Female1,2253.5948.7
Male4434.1940.9

2.77

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hilton Head Island Sc Households

Hilton Head Island Sc Education

Hilton Head Island Sc Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9292.93%
9th to 12th Grade1,1713.69%
High School Graduate5,55817.51%
Some College5,72918.05%
Associates Degree2,0916.59%
Bachelors Degree9,95331.36%
Graduate Degree6,30819.87%

Hilton Head Island Sc Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,13525,62715,324
Hispanic3,1931,913277
Black2,0581,746477
Other Race1,253712104
Asian326326160
Multiple Races636313
Native American24245

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 native american people with a rate of 58.63%.

Hilton Head Island Sc Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,170$36,718$29,958
Less Than High School$22,444$25,632$16,181
High School Grad$22,001$24,898$16,956
Some College$34,706$42,190$29,773
Bachelors Degree$40,217$49,868$35,060
Graduate Degree$49,728$59,421$45,746

$32,170

Average Earnings

$36,718

Average Male

$29,958

Average Female

Hilton Head Island Sc Language

Hilton Head Island Sc Language by Age

Hilton Head Island Sc Language

84.04% of Hilton Head Island Sc residents speak only English, while 15.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.90% of the population.

Hilton Head Island Sc Poverty

Hilton Head Island Sc Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,5931,66729.81%
White30,4221,6555.44%
Black2,77384930.62%
Other2,23060327.04%
Multiple4505211.56%
Native45817.78%
Asian32672.15%

10.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.04%

Male Poverty Rate

12.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hilton Head Island Sc

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hilton Head Island Sc is Black, with 30.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hilton Head Island Sc is Asian, with 2.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.69%.

Hilton Head Island Sc Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.00%
High School14.90%
Some College8.50%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%

Hilton Head Island Sc Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.12%
Female Unemployed36.61%
Female Employed6.60%
Male Employed4.87%

Hilton Head Island Sc Income

Hilton Head Island Sc Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,249$106,730
Families$89,715$126,852
Married Families$99,839$
Non Families$42,315$63,403

Hilton Head Island Sc Marital Status

Hilton Head Island Sc Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hilton Head Island Sc Married by Age and Sex

Hilton Head Island Sc Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Hilton Head Island Sc Marital Status by Race

Hilton Head Island Sc Veterans

Hilton Head Island Sc Veterans by War

3,679

Number of Veterans

3,558

Male Veterans

121

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,612
Korea540
World War II446
First Gulf War264
Second Gulf War258

Hilton Head Island Sc Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,609
65 to 741,268
35 to 54423
55 to 64314
18 to 3465

Hilton Head Island Sc Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,31411.35%
Black34616.03%
Hispanic210.58%
Indian1354.17%
2 or More67.23%

Hilton Head Island Sc Veterans by Education

3.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hilton Head Island Sc Employment Status

Hilton Head Island Sc Employment by Age

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hilton Head Island Sc Employment by Race

Hilton Head Island Sc Employment by Education

Hilton Head Island 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

15.79%

Born in South Carolina

85.92%

Native Born

14.08%

Foreign Born

9.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.92% of Hilton Head Island Sc residents were born in the United States, with 15.79% having been born in South Carolina. 9.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.