Lancaster County, South Carolina Population 2019

Lancaster County, South Carolina's estimated population is 92,624 with a growth rate of 2.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lancaster County, South Carolina is the 16th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201895,3802,7562.98%
201792,6242,6672.96%
201689,9573,6354.21%
201586,3222,8763.45%
201483,4462,7853.45%
201380,6611,3391.69%
201279,3221,4761.90%
201177,8468741.14%
201076,97222,45641.19%
199054,5161,1552.16%
198053,36110,03323.16%
197043,3283,97610.10%
196039,3522,2816.15%
195037,0713,52910.52%
194033,5425,56219.88%
193027,980-648-2.26%
192028,6281,9787.42%
191026,6502,3399.62%
190024,3113,55017.10%
189020,7613,85822.82%
188016,9034,81639.84%
187012,0872902.46%
186011,7978097.36%
185010,9881,08110.91%
18409,907-454-4.38%
183010,3611,64518.87%
18208,7162,39837.96%
18106,3183065.09%
18006,012-290-4.60%
17906,3020.00%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White64,108
Black or African American18,900
Two or More Races1,831
Asian828
Some Other Race673
American Indian and Alaska Native157
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander47

Lancaster County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Lancaster County, South Carolina Median Age

42


Total

39.9


Male

43.5


Female

Lancaster County, South Carolina Adults

There are 67,577 adults, (16,985 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster County, South Carolina.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

44,216

51.09%

Male

42,328

48.91%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Lancaster County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All78.9%21.1%
Non Family74.8%25.2%
Male63.9%36.1%
Female50.2%49.8%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,4452.6978.9
Married15,9173.1790.7
Non Family9,7201.1974.8
Female4,4523.7850.2
Male1,3564.1863.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lancaster County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6484.32%
9th to 12th Grade6,17710.07%
High School Graduate20,17132.88%
Some College11,16918.20%
Associates Degree5,8129.47%
Bachelors Degree10,06616.41%
Graduate Degree5,3128.66%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,30640,25713,081
Black12,6339,6581,397
Hispanic2,3861,758540
Asian578491275
Multiple Races497394204
Other Race33829063
Native American656522
Islander47472

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 asian people with a rate of 47.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,345$40,704$29,996
Less Than High School$24,559$31,205$19,833
High School Grad$28,519$30,646$25,754
Some College$33,646$41,652$30,194
Bachelors Degree$46,914$68,881$35,973
Graduate Degree$50,091$80,670$38,024

$34,345

Average Earnings

$40,704

Average Male

$29,996

Average Female

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language by Age

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language

94.11% of Lancaster County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.42% of the population.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59,9617,03211.73%
Black17,6384,70626.68%
Multiple1,83187347.68%
Hispanic4,29665115.15%
Asian8288610.39%
Islander4724.26%

15.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.30%

Male Poverty Rate

16.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 47.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, South Carolina is Islander, with 4.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.61%
High School13.45%
Some College10.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.69%
Male Unemployed33.68%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed6.05%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Income

Lancaster County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,557$68,297
Families$64,436$79,556
Married Families$78,419$94,034
Non Families$28,144$40,603

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Lancaster 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.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans

5,933

Number of Veterans

5,520

Male Veterans

413

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,140
First Gulf War936
Second Gulf War645
Korea609
World War II254

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9749.71%
Black9046.28%
Hispanic552.02%
2 or More486.53%
Asian71.00%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

7.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Employment Status

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Lancaster County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lancaster851491346207.28%
Kershaw1799215135219.57%
Heath Springs79094415419.49%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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