Fairfield County, South Carolina Population 2018

Fairfield County, South Carolina's estimated population is 22,607 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairfield County, South Carolina is the 38th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,8682611.15%
201722,607-23-0.10%
201622,630-248-1.08%
201522,878-150-0.65%
201423,028-170-0.73%
201323,198-205-0.88%
201223,403-170-0.72%
201123,573-265-1.11%
201023,8381,5436.92%
199022,2951,5957.71%
198020,7007013.51%
197019,999-714-3.45%
196020,713-1,067-4.90%
195021,780-2,407-9.95%
194024,1879003.86%
193023,287-3,872-14.26%
192027,159-2,283-7.75%
191029,442170.06%
190029,4258262.89%
189028,5998343.00%
188027,7657,87739.61%
187019,888-2,223-10.05%
186022,1117073.30%
185021,4041,2396.14%
184020,165-1,381-6.41%
183021,5464,37225.46%
182017,1745,31744.84%
181011,8571,77017.55%
180010,0872,46432.32%
17907,6230.00%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American12,593
White8,910
Two or More Races1,169
American Indian and Alaska Native71
Some Other Race63
Asian62

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Fairfield County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Fairfield County, South Carolina Median Age

45.4


Total

45.1


Male

45.8


Female

Fairfield County, South Carolina Adults

There are 18,294 adults, (4,297 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield County, South Carolina.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,086

52.85%

Male

10,782

47.15%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Fairfield County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All74.4%25.6%
Male71.6%28.4%
Female66.1%33.9%
Non Family61%39%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfield County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8782.5374.4
Married3,7082.9690
Non Family3,2801.0961
Female1,5274.366.1
Male3633.8871.6

3.32

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fairfield County, South Carolina Households

Fairfield County, South Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9505.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,92011.69%
High School Graduate6,37038.78%
Some College3,24519.76%
Associates Degree1,0456.36%
Bachelors Degree2,10312.80%
Graduate Degree7924.82%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black8,7316,958925
White6,8675,9671,903
Multiple Races42634012
Hispanic33724925
Native American4724
Asian303030
Other Race2727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,558$35,181$25,209
Less Than High School$16,576$18,018$12,309
High School Grad$27,301$31,027$23,889
Some College$30,137$43,269$21,512
Bachelors Degree$43,152$46,206$36,349
Graduate Degree$51,191$50,338$51,649

$29,558

Average Earnings

$35,181

Average Male

$25,209

Average Female

Fairfield County, South Carolina Language

Fairfield County, South Carolina Language by Age

Fairfield County, South Carolina Language

96.79% of Fairfield County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,4043,05924.66%
White8,4281,08612.89%
Multiple1,16958049.62%
Hispanic4575912.91%
Native714766.20%
Other6334.76%

21.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.88%

Male Poverty Rate

22.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield County, South Carolina is Native, with 66.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield County, South Carolina is Other, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.68%.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.33%
High School19.19%
Some College14.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.47%
Female Unemployed21.74%
Female Employed9.72%
Male Employed6.99%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Income

Fairfield County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,551$52,981
Families$44,800$64,101
Married Families$58,908$
Non Families$20,561$32,507

Fairfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Fairfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfield County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Fairfield 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 55To64.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by War

1,371

Number of Veterans

1,327

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam524
First Gulf War302
Second Gulf War212
Korea137
World War II51

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74394
55 to 64370
75+281
35 to 54269
18 to 3457

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7249.39%
Black6006.08%
Indian2433.80%
2 or More234.15%
Hispanic20.59%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield County, South Carolina Employment Status

Fairfield County, South Carolina Employment by Age

51%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfield County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Fairfield County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Fairfield County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Winnsboro35503311-239-6.73%
Blythewood 20623099103750.29%
Ridgeway319303-16-5.02%
Jenkinsville4643-3-6.52%
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