Lancaster County, South Carolina Population 2018

Lancaster County, South Carolina's estimated population is 92,550 with a growth rate of 10.57% 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
201792,5508,84610.57%
201683,704-6,151-6.85%
201689,8553,6004.17%
201586,2552,8533.42%
201483,4022,7433.40%
201380,6591,3331.68%
201279,3261,4771.90%
201177,8498761.14%
201076,97322,45741.19%
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
White61,365
Black or African American18,755
Some Other Race1,302
Two or More Races1,150
Asian732
American Indian and Alaska Native346
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander54

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

Lancaster County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Lancaster County, South Carolina Median Age

41.5


Total

39.9


Male

42.9


Female

Lancaster County, South Carolina Adults

There are 65,122 adults, (15,653 of which are seniors) in Lancaster County, South Carolina.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

42,818

51.15%

Male

40,886

48.85%

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
Married91.1%8.9%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family73.8%26.2%
Male69.4%30.6%
Female52.8%47.2%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,2702.778.7
Married14,8833.1991.1
Non Family9,3181.273.8
Female4,9073.852.8
Male1,1623.869.4

3.29

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lancaster County, South Carolina Households

Lancaster County, South Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9655.05%
9th to 12th Grade6,29110.72%
High School Graduate19,57033.34%
Some College11,01718.77%
Associates Degree5,1818.83%
Bachelors Degree9,14215.57%
Graduate Degree4,5317.72%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,66538,41111,798
Black12,1859,0151,296
Hispanic2,0581,339310
Other Race59242665
Asian451359200
Multiple Races13711837
Native American1169929
Islander54543

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 44.35%.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,808$38,830$28,198
Less Than High School$23,288$28,062$17,886
High School Grad$25,668$26,687$23,596
Some College$34,851$42,348$28,985
Bachelors Degree$46,477$64,318$36,889
Graduate Degree$49,265$75,278$37,139

$32,808

Average Earnings

$38,830

Average Male

$28,198

Average Female

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language by Age

Lancaster County, South Carolina Language

94.54% of Lancaster County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.13% of the population.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57,9027,63713.19%
Black17,5265,25529.98%
Hispanic4,0831,04525.59%
Multiple1,15049142.70%
Other1,29532925.41%
Asian726364.96%
Native346174.91%
Islander541731.48%

17.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.33%

Male Poverty Rate

19.30%

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 42.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, South Carolina is Native, with 4.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.41%.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.78%
High School15.98%
Some College10.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.85%
Male Unemployed32.17%
Female Employed10.43%
Male Employed6.28%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Income

Lancaster County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,852$63,643
Families$57,593$73,490
Married Families$72,310$
Non Families$28,510$39,085

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lancaster County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by War

5,890

Number of Veterans

5,436

Male Veterans

454

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,131
First Gulf War893
Second Gulf War735
Korea670
World War II203

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,529
75+1,515
35 to 541,323
55 to 641,158
18 to 34365

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8989.96%
Black9776.97%
Hispanic632.48%
Asian81.30%
2 or More71.88%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

8.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Employment Status

Lancaster County, South Carolina Employment by Age

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Lancaster County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lancaster County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lancaster851491346207.28%
Kershaw1799215135219.57%
Heath Springs79094415419.49%
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