Calhoun County, South Carolina Population 2020

Calhoun County, South Carolina's estimated population is 14,693 with a growth rate of -0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calhoun County, South Carolina is the 43rd largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201814,520-173-1.18%
201714,693-51-0.35%
201614,744-16-0.11%
201514,760-86-0.58%
201414,846-143-0.95%
201314,9891200.81%
201214,869-224-1.48%
201115,093-1-0.01%
201015,0942,34118.36%
199012,7535474.48%
198012,2061,42613.23%
197010,780-1,476-12.04%
196012,256-2,497-16.93%
195014,753-1,476-9.09%
194016,229-478-2.86%
193016,707-1,677-9.12%
192018,3841,75010.52%
191016,6340.00%

How Many People Live in Calhoun County, South Carolina?

14,693

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,14955.39%
Black or African American6,08941.39%
Some Other Race2331.58%
Two or More Races1621.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.54%

Calhoun County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Calhoun County, South Carolina Median Age

46


Total

44.5


Male

47.4


Female

Calhoun County, South Carolina Adults

There are 11,810 adults, (3,182 of whom are seniors) in Calhoun County, South Carolina.

Calhoun County, South Carolina Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Calhoun County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

7,700

52.33%

Male

7,013

47.67%

Calhoun County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Calhoun County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.9%6.1%
All81%19%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Female62.1%37.9%
Male61.6%38.4%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1212.3781
Married2,7722.9993.9
Non Family2,2721.0974.2
Female8453.5362.1
Male2323.561.6

3.03

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Calhoun County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4674.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,0659.96%
High School Graduate3,97837.22%
Some College2,21420.71%
Associates Degree9178.58%
Bachelors Degree1,40713.16%
Graduate Degree6405.99%

Calhoun County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0555,3641,680
Black4,2573,531325
Hispanic32120614
Other Race1478114
Native American565622
Multiple Races34126

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 native american people with a rate of 39.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,932$41,707$30,415
Less Than High School$25,385$25,288$
High School Grad$30,972$36,259$26,200
Some College$35,703$50,094$28,864
Bachelors Degree$34,896$63,882$31,119
Graduate Degree$63,468$73,750$60,938

$33,932

Average Earnings

$41,707

Average Male

$30,415

Average Female

Calhoun County, South Carolina Language

Calhoun County, South Carolina Language by Age

Calhoun County, South Carolina Language

95.41% of Calhoun County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.63% of the population.

Calhoun County, South Carolina Poverty

Calhoun County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8051,21915.62%
Black5,9601,12718.91%
Hispanic54021740.19%
Multiple150150100.00%
Native741925.68%

18.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.25%

Male Poverty Rate

19.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calhoun County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, South Carolina is White, with 15.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.62%
High School19.30%
Some College14.80%
Bachelors or Greater5.13%

Calhoun County, South Carolina Income

Calhoun County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,534$60,797
Families$63,917$78,713
Married Families$72,895-
Non Families$20,272$28,680

Calhoun County, South Carolina Marital Status

Calhoun County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Calhoun County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Calhoun 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 35-44.

Calhoun County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Calhoun County, South Carolina Veterans

1,286

Number of Veterans

1,131

Male Veterans

155

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam650
First Gulf War245
Second Gulf War174
Korea30
World War II26

Calhoun County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White91413.67%
Black3727.65%

Calhoun County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

13.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calhoun County, South Carolina Employment Status

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Calhoun 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

76.10%

Born in South Carolina

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.72% of Calhoun County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 76.10% having been born in South Carolina. 1.37% 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 Calhoun County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
St. Matthews20241997-27-1.33%
Cameron424416-8-1.89%
  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