Fairfield County, South Carolina Population 2018

Fairfield County, South Carolina's estimated population is 22,607 with a growth rate of -1.82% 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
201722,607-418-1.82%
201623,0253951.75%
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 American13,042
White8,994
Two or More Races824
Some Other Race90
Asian45
American Indian and Alaska Native30

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

Fairfield County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Fairfield County, South Carolina Median Age

44.8


Total

44.2


Male

45.4


Female

Fairfield County, South Carolina Adults

There are 18,328 adults, (4,121 of which are seniors) in Fairfield County, South Carolina.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,021

52.21%

Male

11,004

47.79%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Fairfield County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All73.9%26.1%
Female66.7%33.3%
Male64%36%
Non Family60.4%39.6%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfield County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8782.5573.9
Married3,8002.9288.9
Non Family3,0341.0760.4
Female1,6024.166.7
Male4423.9564

3.25

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.1%

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 Grade9295.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,01312.23%
High School Graduate6,37338.71%
Some College2,98818.15%
Associates Degree1,3037.91%
Bachelors Degree1,90411.56%
Graduate Degree9545.79%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black8,7636,940960
White6,9145,9791,817
Multiple Races36528627
Hispanic354249
Other Race545327
Native American3030
Asian272727

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 100.00%.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,390$33,273$22,532
Less Than High School$16,470$18,175$11,910
High School Grad$23,984$26,719$21,471
Some College$26,875$43,528$21,074
Bachelors Degree$46,358$46,667$45,288
Graduate Degree$51,352$62,821$50,456

$27,390

Average Earnings

$33,273

Average Male

$22,532

Average Female

Fairfield County, South Carolina Language

Fairfield County, South Carolina Language by Age

Fairfield County, South Carolina Language

96.62% of Fairfield County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,8653,94630.67%
White8,4511,22114.45%
Multiple82436143.81%
Hispanic447357.83%
Other9044.44%

24.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.02%

Male Poverty Rate

26.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 43.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield County, South Carolina is Other, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.29%.

Fairfield County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.25%
High School21.35%
Some College15.45%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.29%
Female Unemployed28.91%
Female Employed11.06%
Male Employed7.15%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Income

Fairfield County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,798$50,543
Families$41,081$60,284
Married Families$59,133$
Non Families$18,750$30,156

Fairfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Fairfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

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

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by War

1,741

Number of Veterans

1,618

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam595
First Gulf War464
Second Gulf War340
Korea115
World War II55

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74472
35 to 54467
55 to 64414
75+287
18 to 34101

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White96412.47%
Black7167.18%
2 or More316.44%
Indian30100.00%

Fairfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

9.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield County, South Carolina Employment Status

Fairfield County, South Carolina Employment by Age

52%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

10.8%

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