Summerville, South Carolina Population 2019

Summerville, South Carolina's estimated population is 51,692 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Summerville, South Carolina is the 7th largest city in South Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2675.72 people/mi² (1033.09 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.4 years, 34.8 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.78 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 Summerville, South Carolina is $57,825, while the mean household income is $74,862.

Summerville Sc Demographics

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

  • White: 73.61%
  • Black or African American: 19.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.48%
  • Other race: 2.34%
  • Asian: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%

How Many People Live in Summerville, South Carolina?

51,692
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201851,6923620.71%
201751,3301,2532.50%
201650,0779701.98%
201549,1071,8513.92%
201447,2561,4103.08%
201345,8461,2402.78%
201244,6067261.65%
201143,8808021.86%
201043,07815,3264.50%
200027,7525,2332.11%
199022,51916,15113.46%
19806,3682,5295.19%
19703,8392060.55%
19603,6333210.93%
19503,3122890.92%
19403,0234441.60%
19302,579290.11%
19202,5503500.74%
19002,2000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White36,158
Black or African American9,538
Two or More Races1,219
Some Other Race1,151
Asian848
American Indian and Alaska Native184
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander24

Summerville Sc Population Pyramid 2019

Summerville Sc Median Age

35.4


Total

34.8


Male

35.8


Female

Summerville Sc Adults

There are 35,777 adults, (5,923 of whom are seniors) in Summerville Sc.

Summerville Sc Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Summerville Sc Sex Ratio

Female

25,441

51.79%

Male

23,681

48.21%

Summerville Sc Households and Families

Summerville Sc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Summerville Sc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All64.1%35.9%
Non Family50.1%49.9%
Female48.2%51.8%
Male46.1%53.9%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,5652.7864.1
Married8,9093.4578.5
Non Family5,5061.2650.1
Female2,5663.4848.2
Male5843.7646.1

3.42

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Summerville Sc Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6612.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,6915.35%
High School Graduate8,16325.84%
Some College7,13022.57%
Associates Degree3,96612.56%
Bachelors Degree6,11719.36%
Graduate Degree3,86112.22%

Summerville Sc Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,41022,1587,850
Black5,4184,7031,248
Hispanic1,5451,338385
Other Race677639233
Asian648483298
Multiple Races473404150
Native American109109
Islander2424

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 45.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,453$50,205$33,160
Less Than High School$17,754$25,764$15,267
High School Grad$33,552$37,349$22,609
Some College$40,745$45,492$35,185
Bachelors Degree$51,121$66,815$33,393
Graduate Degree$62,856$86,181$50,884

$41,453

Average Earnings

$50,205

Average Male

$33,160

Average Female

Summerville Sc Language

Summerville Sc Language by Age

Summerville Sc Language

93.85% of Summerville Sc residents speak only English, while 6.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.41% of the population.

Summerville Sc Poverty

Summerville Sc Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,4172,40525.54%
White34,3511,8065.26%
Hispanic2,88147916.63%
Multiple1,19522418.74%
Other1,15118616.16%
Asian84814617.22%
Native1845529.89%

10.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.91%

Male Poverty Rate

11.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Summerville Sc

The race most likely to be in poverty in Summerville Sc is Native, with 29.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Summerville Sc is White, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.23%
High School13.72%
Some College6.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.39%
Male Unemployed29.13%
Female Employed5.23%
Male Employed3.23%

Summerville Sc Income

Summerville Sc Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,825$74,862
Families$72,740$86,373
Married Families$86,797-
Non Families$37,338$46,998

Summerville Sc Marital Status

Summerville Sc Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Summerville Sc Married by Age and Sex

Summerville 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 35-44.

Summerville Sc Marital Status by Race

Summerville Sc Veterans

5,068

Number of Veterans

4,541

Male Veterans

527

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,746
Vietnam1,648
Second Gulf War1,389
Korea268
World War II38

Summerville Sc Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,83714.34%
Black98215.25%
Hispanic31416.23%
Other17620.32%
2 or More7312.61%

Summerville Sc Veterans by Education

4.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Summerville Sc Employment Status

66%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Summerville 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

45.49%

Born in South Carolina

95.31%

Native Born

4.69%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.31% of Summerville Sc residents were born in the United States, with 45.49% having been born in South Carolina. 2.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.