Lexington County, South Carolina Population 2018

Lexington County, South Carolina's estimated population is 290,642 with a growth rate of 1.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lexington County, South Carolina is the 6th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017281,870-8,772-3.02%
2017290,6424,2481.48%
2016286,3944,8121.71%
2015281,5824,1501.50%
2014277,4324,1311.51%
2013273,3013,5311.31%
2012269,7703,3871.27%
2011266,3833,0841.17%
2010263,29995,68857.09%
1990167,61127,25819.42%
1980140,35351,34157.68%
197089,01228,28646.58%
196060,72616,44737.14%
195044,2798,28523.02%
194035,994-500-1.37%
193036,4948182.29%
192035,6763,63611.35%
191032,0404,77617.52%
190027,2645,08322.92%
189022,1813,61719.48%
188018,5645,57642.93%
187012,988-2,591-16.63%
186015,5792,64920.49%
185012,9308196.76%
184012,1113,04633.60%
18309,06598212.15%
18208,0831,44221.71%
18106,6410.00%

Lexington County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White224,791
Black or African American40,985
Two or More Races6,447
Asian4,733
Some Other Race3,923
American Indian and Alaska Native773
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander218

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

Lexington County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lexington County, South Carolina Median Age

38.9


Total

37.6


Male

39.9


Female

Lexington County, South Carolina Adults

There are 215,405 adults, (41,096 of whom are seniors) in Lexington County, South Carolina.

Lexington County, South Carolina Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lexington County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

144,403

51.23%

Male

137,467

48.77%

Lexington County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

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

Lexington County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All73.7%26.3%
Male65.7%34.3%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female56.6%43.4%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lexington County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All109,2512.5573.7
Married55,2823.1486.5
Non Family34,8711.2761.4
Female14,2973.2156.6
Male4,8013.1165.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lexington County, South Carolina Households

Lexington County, South Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,0373.65%
9th to 12th Grade13,7677.14%
High School Graduate55,40028.74%
Some College40,97121.26%
Associates Degree17,5329.10%
Bachelors Degree37,52919.47%
Graduate Degree20,52310.65%

Lexington County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White152,744139,88149,380
Black25,38821,8715,142
Hispanic8,5734,7251,077
Asian3,2842,9861,721
Multiple Races2,2642,126623
Other Race2,042873203
Native American617467102
Islander133996

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 52.41%.

Lexington County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,041$42,687$32,082
Less Than High School$20,782$23,735$14,969
High School Grad$30,456$36,112$23,644
Some College$35,492$42,273$30,918
Bachelors Degree$50,152$61,519$39,752
Graduate Degree$54,850$67,870$49,850

$37,041

Average Earnings

$42,687

Average Male

$32,082

Average Female

Lexington County, South Carolina Language

Lexington County, South Carolina Language by Age

Lexington County, South Carolina Language

92.59% of Lexington County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.96% of the population.

Lexington County, South Carolina Poverty

Lexington County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White210,59620,2359.61%
Black40,0358,80421.99%
Hispanic16,2614,62528.44%
Other3,9111,61141.19%
Multiple6,2311,43723.06%
Asian4,70154811.66%
Native7668711.36%
Islander218125.50%

12.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.48%

Male Poverty Rate

14.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lexington County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lexington County, South Carolina is Other, with 41.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lexington County, South Carolina is Islander, with 5.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.65%.

Lexington County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.65%
High School12.27%
Some College8.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.80%
Male Unemployed35.43%
Female Employed7.07%
Male Employed5.23%

Lexington County, South Carolina Income

Lexington County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,482$74,017
Families$70,300$85,372
Married Families$82,633$98,956
Non Families$35,369$46,357

Lexington County, South Carolina Marital Status

Lexington County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lexington County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Lexington 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.

Lexington County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race


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

Lexington County, South Carolina Veterans

Lexington County, South Carolina Veterans by War

21,831

Number of Veterans

19,773

Male Veterans

2,058

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam8,125
First Gulf War5,404
Second Gulf War4,758
Korea1,616
World War II762

Lexington County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 545,923
65 to 745,600
55 to 644,215
75+3,906
18 to 342,187

Lexington County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,45610.51%
Black2,6999.07%
Hispanic4164.07%
2 or More34811.99%
Indian18427.71%
Asian802.27%
Other341.40%
Hawaiian3015.31%

Lexington County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lexington County, South Carolina Employment Status

Lexington County, South Carolina Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Lexington County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Lexington County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lexington County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Columbia 13019213430941173.16%
Lexington1839520988259314.10%
West Columbia15295162829876.45%
Cayce 130651423311688.94%
Irmo 111201217710579.51%
Batesburg-Leesville 53605448881.64%
Springdale263327911586.00%
South Congaree230624101044.51%
Pine Ridge206622651999.63%
Gaston16371657201.22%
Chapin143515751409.76%
Swansea828903759.06%
Pelion684706223.22%
Gilbert565614498.67%
Summit402438368.96%
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