Anderson County, South Carolina Population 2019

Anderson County, South Carolina's estimated population is 198,759 with a growth rate of 1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Anderson County, South Carolina is the 9th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017198,7592,7911.42%
2016195,9682,0471.06%
2015193,9211,9341.01%
2014191,9871,7510.92%
2013190,2361,1920.63%
2012189,0446780.36%
2011188,3661,0770.58%
2010187,28942,09328.99%
1990145,19611,9618.98%
1980133,23527,76126.32%
1970105,4746,9967.10%
196098,4787,8148.62%
195090,6641,9522.20%
194088,7127,7639.59%
193080,9494,6006.02%
192076,3496,7819.75%
191069,56813,84024.83%
190055,72812,03227.54%
189043,69610,08430.00%
188033,6129,56339.76%
187024,0491,1765.14%
186022,8731,3986.51%
185021,4752,98216.13%
184018,4931,3247.71%
183017,1690.00%

Anderson County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White155,118
Black or African American31,400
Two or More Races3,659
Asian1,747
Some Other Race1,743
American Indian and Alaska Native412
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander95

Anderson County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Anderson County, South Carolina Median Age

40.5


Total

39.4


Male

41.9


Female

Anderson County, South Carolina Adults

There are 149,118 adults, (33,445 of whom are seniors) in Anderson County, South Carolina.

Anderson County, South Carolina Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

100,700

51.86%

Male

93,474

48.14%

Anderson County, South Carolina Households and Families

Anderson County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Anderson County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All70.6%29.4%
Male61.2%38.8%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Female46%54%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,2342.5170.6
Married38,5733.0686.9
Non Family23,8311.2156.5
Female10,5663.2246
Male3,2643.3361.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Anderson County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,7775.11%
9th to 12th Grade13,93410.50%
High School Graduate41,81831.51%
Some College28,55321.51%
Associates Degree14,09810.62%
Bachelors Degree17,58413.25%
Graduate Degree9,9707.51%

Anderson County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White106,83391,94423,722
Black19,92015,5472,217
Hispanic3,5602,598900
Multiple Races1,173907172
Asian1,1531,049607
Other Race1,053565149
Native American31424629
Islander494922

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 52.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,354$40,640$27,374
Less Than High School$20,307$25,790$13,571
High School Grad$27,357$33,222$22,708
Some College$33,437$42,167$26,917
Bachelors Degree$50,796$62,179$40,838
Graduate Degree$57,180$73,276$48,023

$33,354

Average Earnings

$40,640

Average Male

$27,374

Average Female

Anderson County, South Carolina Language

Anderson County, South Carolina Language by Age

Anderson County, South Carolina Language

96.34% of Anderson County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White148,20118,89912.75%
Black31,1228,15626.21%
Hispanic6,6861,36220.37%
Multiple3,6321,30235.85%
Other1,68345527.04%
Native40811929.17%
Asian1,711834.85%
Islander9522.11%

15.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.89%

Male Poverty Rate

17.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 35.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina is Islander, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.26%
High School14.44%
Some College10.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.69%
Male Unemployed29.01%
Female Employed8.65%
Male Employed5.60%

Anderson County, South Carolina Income

Anderson County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,551$60,822
Families$57,368$71,112
Married Families$71,172$83,801
Non Families$24,672$34,967

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Anderson County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Anderson County, South Carolina 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 45-54.

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans

13,678

Number of Veterans

12,959

Male Veterans

719

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,303
First Gulf War2,237
Second Gulf War1,718
Korea1,210
World War II594

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,9259.82%
Black1,5506.67%
2 or More1278.97%
Hispanic1042.46%
Indian6317.50%
Asian110.84%
Other20.17%

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

6.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson County, South Carolina Employment Status

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Anderson County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Anderson264282754411164.22%
Easley 20027209539264.62%
Clemson 1396216058209615.01%
Belton415243862345.64%
Williamston395941902315.83%
Honea Path 356137471865.22%
Pendleton301431841705.64%
Pelzer12911354634.88%
Iva12261286604.89%
West Pelzer878926485.47%
Starr17718695.08%
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