Anderson County, South Carolina Population 2018

Anderson County, South Carolina's estimated population is 198,759 with a growth rate of 3.14% 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
2017198,7596,0503.14%
2016192,709-3,259-1.66%
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
White153,978
Black or African American31,418
Two or More Races3,366
Asian1,793
Some Other Race1,671
American Indian and Alaska Native407
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander76

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

Anderson County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Anderson County, South Carolina Median Age

40.5


Total

39.4


Male

41.7


Female

Anderson County, South Carolina Adults

There are 147,808 adults, (32,761 of which are seniors) in Anderson County, South Carolina.

Anderson County, South Carolina Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

99,961

51.87%

Male

92,748

48.13%

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
Married85.6%14.4%
All70.8%29.2%
Male65.1%34.9%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Female49.7%50.3%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Anderson County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,8142.5470.8
Married38,0673.0885.6
Non Family23,0191.2156.5
Female10,3443.2249.7
Male3,3843.4965.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Anderson County, South Carolina Households

Anderson County, South Carolina Education

Anderson County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,1645.45%
9th to 12th Grade13,98710.63%
High School Graduate41,95631.89%
Some College28,66221.79%
Associates Degree13,45410.23%
Bachelors Degree16,77912.75%
Graduate Degree9,5597.27%

Anderson County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White106,09490,91422,960
Black19,88715,4802,113
Hispanic3,4722,403822
Asian1,148960350
Multiple Races1,089810184
Other Race1,01042444
Native American26419224
Islander333323

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 69.70%.

Anderson County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,249$39,447$26,866
Less Than High School$18,760$25,604$11,898
High School Grad$27,065$32,153$22,046
Some College$32,127$41,282$25,786
Bachelors Degree$50,168$62,261$39,913
Graduate Degree$55,450$67,634$49,461

$32,249

Average Earnings

$39,447

Average Male

$26,866

Average Female

Anderson County, South Carolina Language

Anderson County, South Carolina Language by Age

Anderson County, South Carolina Language

96.33% of Anderson County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White147,43719,86513.47%
Black31,2038,35726.78%
Hispanic6,4221,45622.67%
Multiple3,3521,29138.51%
Other1,63156934.89%
Asian1,7611458.23%
Native4025212.94%
Islander7633.95%

16.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.42%

Male Poverty Rate

17.98%

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 38.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anderson County, South Carolina is Islander, with 3.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.19%.

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.19%
High School14.61%
Some College10.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%

Anderson County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.96%
Male Unemployed33.76%
Female Employed8.52%
Male Employed5.65%

Anderson County, South Carolina Income

Anderson County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,518$58,374
Families$54,595$68,550
Married Families$67,256$80,643
Non Families$23,080$32,918

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Anderson County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by War

13,673

Number of Veterans

13,093

Male Veterans

580

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,434
First Gulf War2,183
Korea1,421
Second Gulf War1,399
World War II637

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,965
35 to 543,254
75+3,060
55 to 642,738
18 to 34656

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,0109.98%
Black1,4946.44%
Hispanic1493.64%
2 or More1299.17%
Indian308.50%
Asian80.63%
Other20.17%

Anderson County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

6.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson County, South Carolina Employment Status

Anderson County, South Carolina Employment by Age

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Anderson County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Anderson County, South Carolina Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990