Bamberg County, South Carolina Population 2019

Bamberg County, South Carolina's estimated population is 14,397 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bamberg County, South Carolina is the 44th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201814,275-122-0.85%
201714,397-87-0.60%
201614,484-205-1.40%
201514,689-467-3.08%
201415,156-245-1.59%
201315,401-290-1.85%
201215,691-126-0.80%
201115,817-139-0.87%
201015,956-946-5.60%
199016,902-1,216-6.71%
198018,1182,16813.59%
197015,950-324-1.99%
196016,274-1,259-7.18%
195017,533-1,110-5.95%
194018,643-767-3.95%
193019,410-1,552-7.40%
192020,9622,41813.04%
191018,5441,2487.22%
190017,2960.00%

How Many People Live in Bamberg County, South Carolina?

14,397

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,13461.54%
White5,34035.98%
Some Other Race2071.39%
Asian630.42%
Two or More Races500.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.32%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Bamberg County, South Carolina Median Age

41.8


Total

39.9


Male

44.7


Female

Bamberg County, South Carolina Adults

There are 11,841 adults, (2,899 of whom are seniors) in Bamberg County, South Carolina.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bamberg County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

7,624

51.37%

Male

7,218

48.63%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Bamberg County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All76%24%
Female69.2%30.8%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Male40.1%59.9%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5872.4576
Married2,3062.9790.2
Non Family1,9831.0968.7
Female9663.7969.2
Male3323.0840.1

3.05

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bamberg County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6716.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,41514.29%
High School Graduate3,15631.87%
Some College1,53015.45%
Associates Degree1,23912.51%
Bachelors Degree1,24512.57%
Graduate Degree6466.52%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,7044,269779
White3,9213,4151,064
Hispanic17234
Other Race15841
Asian453830
Multiple Races333318
Native American88

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 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,829$35,270$25,306
Less Than High School$26,155$26,458$25,561
High School Grad$26,326$29,771$22,165
Some College$28,831$36,397$27,163
Bachelors Degree$45,518$61,964$31,176
Graduate Degree$36,625$67,531$33,672

$28,829

Average Earnings

$35,270

Average Male

$25,306

Average Female

Bamberg County, South Carolina Language

Bamberg County, South Carolina Language by Age

Bamberg County, South Carolina Language

97.19% of Bamberg County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Poverty

Bamberg County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,4842,71231.97%
White5,02558311.60%
Hispanic2699635.69%
Other2074923.67%
Native484083.33%
Multiple281553.57%

24.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.35%

Male Poverty Rate

21.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bamberg County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bamberg County, South Carolina is Native, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bamberg County, South Carolina is White, with 11.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.17%
Some College15.12%
High School14.54%
Bachelors or Greater7.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.25%
Male Unemployed53.25%
Male Employed8.89%
Female Employed8.19%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Income

Bamberg County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,330$48,822
Families$46,206$59,592
Married Families$62,692-
Non Families$18,590$24,478

Bamberg County, South Carolina Marital Status

Bamberg County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bamberg County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Bamberg County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bamberg County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans

842

Number of Veterans

799

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam456
Korea81
World War II43
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War22

Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black4936.85%
White3397.75%
Hispanic52.66%
2 or More510.00%
Other53.16%

Bamberg County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

12.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bamberg County, South Carolina Employment Status

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bamberg 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

81.88%

Born in South Carolina

98.28%

Native Born

1.72%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.28% of Bamberg County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 81.88% having been born in South Carolina. 1.04% 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 Bamberg County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bamberg36073342-265-7.35%
Denmark35303019-511-14.48%
Ehrhardt548499-49-8.94%
Olar257237-20-7.78%
Govan6560-5-7.69%
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