Colleton County, South Carolina Population 2019

Colleton County, South Carolina's estimated population is 37,594 with a growth rate of -0.01% 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
201837,660660.18%
201737,594-2-0.01%
201637,5961440.38%
201537,452-88-0.23%
201437,540-138-0.37%
201337,678-438-1.15%
201238,116-338-0.88%
201138,454-442-1.14%
201038,8964,51913.15%
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
White21,438
Black or African American14,328
Some Other Race866
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander341
Two or More Races335
American Indian and Alaska Native256
Asian17

Colleton County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Colleton County, South Carolina Median Age

42.2


Total

41.1


Male

43.6


Female

Colleton County, South Carolina Adults

There are 28,989 adults, (7,050 of whom are seniors) in Colleton County, South Carolina.

Colleton County, South Carolina Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Colleton County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

19,316

51.40%

Male

18,265

48.60%

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
Married83.8%16.2%
All72.8%27.2%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Male65.7%34.3%
Female53.5%46.5%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1342.4472.8
Married6,671383.8
Non Family5,0661.1769.6
Female2,7073.2553.5
Male6903.2465.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colleton County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1204.30%
9th to 12th Grade2,5719.87%
High School Graduate10,66540.93%
Some College4,96819.07%
Associates Degree2,73210.48%
Bachelors Degree2,70110.37%
Graduate Degree1,3004.99%

Colleton County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,56513,9362,889
Black9,4207,6691,048
Hispanic64544325
Other Race453281
Native American25621719
Islander9934
Multiple Races937415
Asian17127

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,171$31,450$24,113
Less Than High School$20,638$23,265$15,000
High School Grad$22,535$25,307$19,464
Some College$33,105$42,556$27,113
Bachelors Degree$37,284$46,743$31,875
Graduate Degree$45,784$50,264$45,022

$27,171

Average Earnings

$31,450

Average Male

$24,113

Average Female

Colleton County, South Carolina Language

Colleton County, South Carolina Language by Age

Colleton County, South Carolina Language

96.20% of Colleton County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.05% of the population.

Colleton County, South Carolina Poverty

Colleton County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,1093,46324.54%
White20,6163,27315.88%
Hispanic1,1561,01687.89%
Other86683896.77%
Islander34120158.94%
Multiple33513740.90%
Native25612448.44%
Asian17529.41%

22.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.52%

Male Poverty Rate

23.87%

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 96.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colleton County, South Carolina is White, with 15.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.46%
High School20.50%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.70%
Female Unemployed45.57%
Female Employed11.91%
Male Employed11.60%

Colleton County, South Carolina Income

Colleton County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,996$50,567
Families$41,339$59,531
Married Families$54,704-
Non Families$23,806$30,876

Colleton County, South Carolina Marital Status

Colleton County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Colleton County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans

3,090

Number of Veterans

2,950

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,488
First Gulf War625
Second Gulf War303
Korea297
World War II173

Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,30913.44%
Black7306.84%
Indian3614.06%
Hispanic243.42%
2 or More159.43%

Colleton County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

11.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colleton County, South Carolina Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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