Anderson County, South Carolina Population 2020

Anderson County, South Carolina's estimated population is 198,268 with a growth rate of 1.33% 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
2018200,4822,2141.12%
2017198,2682,5951.33%
2016195,6731,9301.00%
2015193,7431,9361.01%
2014191,8071,7850.94%
2013190,0221,2000.64%
2012188,8226690.36%
2011188,1531,0440.56%
2010187,10941,91328.87%
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%

How Many People Live in Anderson County, South Carolina?

198,268

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White156,46579.83%
Black or African American31,05215.84%
Two or More Races4,4072.25%
Some Other Race1,8560.95%
Asian1,8130.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native3190.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander830.04%

Anderson County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Anderson County, South Carolina Median Age

40.7


Total

39.4


Male

42


Female

Anderson County, South Carolina Adults

There are 150,722 adults, (34,228 of whom are seniors) in Anderson County, South Carolina.

Anderson County, South Carolina Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

101,430

51.75%

Male

94,565

48.25%

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
Married86.3%13.7%
All70.2%29.8%
Male59.6%40.4%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female46%54%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,6322.5270.2
Married38,2723.1186.3
Non Family25,0001.2256.7
Female10,1523.2746
Male3,2083.3459.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Anderson County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,8245.08%
9th to 12th Grade14,01810.44%
High School Graduate41,96331.25%
Some College27,87420.76%
Associates Degree14,88311.08%
Bachelors Degree18,31113.64%
Graduate Degree10,4037.75%

Anderson County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White107,96393,02125,164
Black20,03715,7712,066
Hispanic3,6292,390614
Multiple Races1,3761,052231
Other Race1,229566150
Asian1,1871,106634
Native American24120438
Islander636312

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 asian people with a rate of 53.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,812$42,364$27,903
Less Than High School$20,754$26,274$14,171
High School Grad$28,757$34,693$23,142
Some College$35,212$46,165$27,378
Bachelors Degree$50,963$62,610$39,497
Graduate Degree$59,940$76,662$51,881

$34,812

Average Earnings

$42,364

Average Male

$27,903

Average Female

Anderson County, South Carolina Language

Anderson County, South Carolina Language by Age

Anderson County, South Carolina Language

96.04% of Anderson County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White149,29618,19812.19%
Black30,7297,49024.37%
Hispanic7,0142,24732.04%
Multiple4,3511,47633.92%
Other1,80378943.76%
Native3199730.41%
Asian1,778331.86%
Islander831922.89%

15.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.93%

Male Poverty Rate

16.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina is Other, with 43.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina is Asian, with 1.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.43%
High School14.85%
Some College9.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%

Anderson County, South Carolina Income

Anderson County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,906$64,057
Families$61,299$75,216
Married Families$74,929$88,266
Non Families$25,274$37,638

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

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

13,914

Number of Veterans

13,051

Male Veterans

863

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,289
First Gulf War2,456
Second Gulf War2,045
Korea1,021
World War II563

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,8829.69%
Black1,7327.44%
Hispanic2325.31%
2 or More20512.19%
Indian6122.68%
Asian151.12%
Other141.04%
Hawaiian56.02%

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

7.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson County, South Carolina Employment Status

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Anderson County, South Carolina 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

67.16%

Born in South Carolina

97.13%

Native Born

2.87%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.13% of Anderson County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 67.16% having been born in South Carolina. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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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