Sumter, South Carolina Population 2018

Sumter, South Carolina's estimated population is 39,982 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Sumter, South Carolina is the 10th largest city in South Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1228.60 people/mi² (474.36 people/km²), with a household density of 222.14 people/km² (575.33 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.7 years, 31.9 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 18,723 households in the city, with an average size of 2.42 people per household. The vacancy rate was 13.3%, with a median rent of $748/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $134,100.

The median income for households in Sumter, South Carolina is $38,538, while the mean household income is $54,682. The per capita income is $22,457, and 15.3% of families and 20.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 31.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 13.2% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201739,982-225-0.56%
201640,207-48-0.12%
201540,255-148-0.37%
201440,403-75-0.19%
201340,478-136-0.33%
201240,6142030.50%
201140,411-165-0.41%
201040,5769332.35%
200039,643-2,300-5.48%
199041,94317,02268.30%
198024,9213661.49%
197024,5551,4936.47%
196023,0622,87714.25%
195020,1854,31127.16%
194015,8744,09434.75%
193011,7802,27223.90%
19209,5081,39917.25%
19108,1092,43642.94%
19005,6731,80846.78%
18903,8650.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,449
Black or African American19,266
Two or More Races1,004
Asian665
Some Other Race320
American Indian and Alaska Native56
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

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

Sumter Sc Population Pyramid 2018

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Sumter Sc Median Age

34.7


Total

31.9


Male

36.5


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 30,226 adults in Sumter Sc.

Sumter Sc Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumter Sc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
3,176
Houses With Mortgage
5,502
Vacancy Rate
13.3
Median Rent
748
Median Home Value
134,100
Renter-Occupied Units
7,554
Owner-Occupied Units
8,678
Total Housing Units
18,723

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Sumter Sc for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 7.3% and the labor force participation rate is 61.4%.

Sumter Sc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.42
Average Family Size
3.08
Total Households
16232
Married Couple Households
6318
Male Householder (no wife) Families
644
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3398
Non Family Households
5872
Total Families
10360
Households With Own Children
4377
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.5
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Sumter Sc Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,802
$10,000 to $14,999
987
$15,000 to $24,999
2,292
$25,000 to $34,999
2,221
$35,000 to $49,999
2,437
$50,000 to $74,999
2,902
$75,000 to $99,999
1,558
$100,000 to $149,999
1,332
$150,000 to $199,999
433
Over $200,000
268

Sumter Sc Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Sumter Sc

South Carolina

$38,538

$46,898

$54,682

$64,115

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Sumter Sc Education Data

Sumter Sc Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,3735.37%
9th to 12th Grade
2,5239.87%
High School Graduate
6,17924.17%
Some College
6,57625.72%
Associates Degree
2,2458.78%
Bachelors Degree
4,03215.77%
Graduate Degree
2,64110.33%