Colleton County, South Carolina Population 2018

Colleton County, South Carolina's estimated population is 37,611 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colleton County, South Carolina is the 27th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201737,611-273-0.72%
201637,8842850.76%
201637,5991320.35%
201537,467-81-0.22%
201437,548-134-0.36%
201337,682-439-1.15%
201238,121-334-0.87%
201138,455-440-1.13%
201038,8954,51813.14%
199034,3772,6018.19%
198031,7764,15415.04%
197027,622-194-0.70%
196027,816-426-1.51%
195028,2421,9747.51%
194026,2684471.73%
193025,821-4,076-13.63%
192029,897-5,493-15.52%
191035,3901,9385.79%
190033,452-6,841-16.98%
189040,2933,90710.74%
188036,38610,97643.20%
187025,410-16,506-39.38%
186041,9162,4116.10%
185039,50513,95754.63%
184025,548-1,708-6.27%
183027,2568523.23%
182026,404450.17%
181026,3591,4565.85%
180024,9030.00%

Colleton County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,536
Black or African American14,457
Some Other Race746
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander423
Two or More Races411
American Indian and Alaska Native296
Asian15

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

Colleton 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

Colleton County, South Carolina Median Age

42.2


Total

41.4


Male

43.3


Female

Colleton County, South Carolina Adults

There are 29,171 adults, (7,084 of which are seniors) in Colleton County, South Carolina.

Colleton County, South Carolina Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Colleton County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

19,689

51.97%

Male

18,195

48.03%

Colleton County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Colleton County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
Male68.1%31.9%
Female55.8%44.2%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colleton County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,8652.5172.3
Married6,0813.183.2
Non Family5,1281.1869.3
Female2,8603.3855.8
Male7963.4168.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colleton County, South Carolina Households

Colleton County, South Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3235.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,96111.36%
High School Graduate9,83037.72%
Some College5,03519.32%
Associates Degree2,92111.21%
Bachelors Degree2,5959.96%
Graduate Degree1,3975.36%

Colleton County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,67913,8312,893
Black9,5157,3841,025
Hispanic490291
Other Race263110
Native American25820155
Multiple Races916514
Islander8938
Asian1585

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.33%.

Colleton County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,383$31,673$24,131
Less Than High School$17,574$20,777$15,388
High School Grad$22,220$27,978$18,061
Some College$30,897$40,475$26,491
Bachelors Degree$38,813$53,750$29,626
Graduate Degree$43,906$50,714$41,875

$27,383

Average Earnings

$31,673

Average Male

$24,131

Average Female

Colleton County, South Carolina Language

Colleton County, South Carolina Language by Age

Colleton County, South Carolina Language

96.55% of Colleton County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.60% of the population.

Colleton County, South Carolina Poverty

Colleton County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,2783,63425.45%
White20,8053,17415.26%
Hispanic1,12354948.89%
Other74640854.69%
Islander42319746.57%
Multiple41113031.63%
Native2967324.66%
Asian15746.67%

20.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.12%

Male Poverty Rate

22.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colleton County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colleton County, South Carolina is Other, with 54.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colleton County, South Carolina is White, with 15.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.59%.

Colleton County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.84%
High School18.24%
Some College9.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.50%
Female Unemployed45.97%
Female Employed12.13%
Male Employed8.65%

Colleton County, South Carolina Income

Colleton County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,918$49,476
Families$41,706$59,203
Married Families$56,689$
Non Families$21,885$29,357

Colleton County, South Carolina Marital Status

Colleton County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Colleton County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Colleton County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Colleton County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans

Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans by War

3,328

Number of Veterans

3,206

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,509
First Gulf War684
Korea390
Second Gulf War280
World War II201

Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,064
75+818
35 to 54662
55 to 64629
18 to 34155

Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,40813.95%
Black8838.15%
Hispanic598.65%
Indian2610.08%
2 or More115.53%

Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

12.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colleton County, South Carolina Employment Status

Colleton County, South Carolina Employment by Age

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Colleton County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Colleton County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Colleton County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Walterboro54015293-108-2.00%
Cottageville765747-18-2.35%
Edisto Beach41441840.97%
Smoaks126125-1-0.79%
Lodge120119-1-0.83%
Williams117116-1-0.85%
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