Georgetown County, South Carolina Population 2020

Georgetown County, South Carolina's estimated population is 61,841 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Georgetown County, South Carolina is the 23rd largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201862,2494080.66%
201761,8412370.38%
201661,6041210.20%
201561,4836331.04%
201460,8503490.58%
201360,5012430.40%
201260,258700.12%
201160,188-159-0.26%
201060,34714,04530.33%
199046,3023,8419.05%
198042,4618,96126.75%
197033,500-1,298-3.73%
196034,7983,0369.56%
195031,7625,41020.53%
194026,3524,61421.23%
193021,738220.10%
192021,716-554-2.49%
191022,270-576-2.52%
190022,8461,9899.54%
189020,8571,2446.34%
188019,6133,45221.36%
187016,161-5,144-24.14%
186021,3056583.19%
185020,6472,37312.99%
184018,274-1,669-8.37%
183019,9432,34013.29%
182017,6031,92412.27%
181015,679-7,259-31.65%
180022,9388163.69%
179022,1220.00%

How Many People Live in Georgetown County, South Carolina?

61,841

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,77664.57%
Black or African American19,26331.27%
Some Other Race1,2231.99%
Two or More Races9471.54%
Asian3210.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.12%

Georgetown County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Georgetown County, South Carolina Median Age

49.2


Total

47


Male

50.5


Female

Georgetown County, South Carolina Adults

There are 49,808 adults, (16,111 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown County, South Carolina.

Georgetown County, South Carolina Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

32,472

52.71%

Male

29,133

47.29%

Georgetown County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Georgetown County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Male63.4%36.6%
Female56.5%43.5%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,1112.4377.1
Married12,6052.8487.7
Non Family7,7911.1171.3
Female3,5923.6356.5
Male1,1233.1763.4

2.95

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Georgetown County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9194.22%
9th to 12th Grade3,9658.71%
High School Graduate13,21229.03%
Some College9,83021.60%
Associates Degree4,2129.26%
Bachelors Degree7,67916.87%
Graduate Degree4,69110.31%

Georgetown County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,99728,01710,764
Black12,92410,6711,252
Hispanic946432153
Other Race67624843
Multiple Races32323258
Asian267221124
Native American311611

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,173$35,471$24,355
Less Than High School$18,333$21,920$15,326
High School Grad$24,764$27,450$20,625
Some College$26,165$38,402$22,430
Bachelors Degree$44,375$54,393$36,049
Graduate Degree$53,225$74,345$46,326

$29,173

Average Earnings

$35,471

Average Male

$24,355

Average Female

Georgetown County, South Carolina Language

Georgetown County, South Carolina Language by Age

Georgetown County, South Carolina Language

96.63% of Georgetown County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.20% of the population.

Georgetown County, South Carolina Poverty

Georgetown County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black19,0696,40533.59%
White38,8383,94510.16%
Multiple94451254.24%
Hispanic1,83628115.31%
Other1,15224821.53%
Asian3214213.08%
Native75810.67%

18.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.72%

Male Poverty Rate

19.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 54.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown County, South Carolina is White, with 10.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.57%
High School19.94%
Some College12.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%

Georgetown County, South Carolina Income

Georgetown County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,071$71,010
Families$61,712$84,898
Married Families$77,546$102,050
Non Families$23,896$37,320

Georgetown County, South Carolina Marital Status

Georgetown County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Georgetown County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Georgetown 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 45-54.

Georgetown County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Georgetown County, South Carolina Veterans

4,996

Number of Veterans

4,683

Male Veterans

313

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,314
First Gulf War676
Korea577
Second Gulf War400
World War II155

Georgetown County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,89911.64%
Black1,0817.31%
Hispanic161.39%
2 or More113.33%
Indian510.87%

Georgetown County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

6.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown County, South Carolina Employment Status

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Georgetown 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

60.21%

Born in South Carolina

97.42%

Native Born

2.58%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.42% of Georgetown County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 60.21% having been born in South Carolina. 1.33% 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 Georgetown County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Georgetown91639024-139-1.52%
Andrews 28612896351.22%
Pawleys Island10310743.88%
  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