Marion County, South Carolina Population 2018

Marion County, South Carolina's estimated population is 31,293 with a growth rate of -2.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, South Carolina is the 30th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201731,293-682-2.13%
201631,9752220.70%
201631,75360.02%
201531,747-189-0.59%
201431,936-159-0.50%
201332,095-323-1.00%
201232,418-361-1.10%
201132,779-177-0.54%
201032,956-943-2.78%
199033,899-280-0.82%
198034,1793,90912.91%
197030,270-1,744-5.45%
196032,014-1,096-3.31%
195033,1103,0039.97%
194030,1072,88610.60%
193027,2213,50014.75%
192023,7213,12515.17%
191020,596-14,585-41.46%
190035,1815,20517.36%
189029,976-4,131-12.11%
188034,10711,94753.91%
187022,1609704.58%
186021,1903,78321.73%
185017,4073,47524.94%
184013,9322,72424.30%
183011,2081,0079.87%
182010,2011,31714.82%
18108,8841,97028.49%
18006,9140.00%

Marion County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American18,110
White12,960
Two or More Races270
Some Other Race255
Asian222
American Indian and Alaska Native158

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

Marion 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

Marion County, South Carolina Median Age

40.2


Total

38.6


Male

42.6


Female

Marion County, South Carolina Adults

There are 24,397 adults, (5,372 of which are seniors) in Marion County, South Carolina.

Marion County, South Carolina Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,288

54.07%

Male

14,687

45.93%

Marion County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Marion County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
Male74.6%25.4%
All70%30%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Female52.5%47.5%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0902.6370
Married4,5593.0489.2
Non Family4,0111.1860.5
Female2,9523.752.5
Male5683.9774.6

3.26

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, South Carolina Households

Marion County, South Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5186.99%
9th to 12th Grade2,84813.11%
High School Graduate7,96836.69%
Some College4,37720.16%
Associates Degree1,4716.77%
Bachelors Degree2,35710.85%
Graduate Degree1,1775.42%

Marion County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black11,5288,9321,339
White9,3957,9152,004
Hispanic489338128
Other Race24722299
Asian14412742
Native American13433
Multiple Races623621

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 89.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 40.08%.

Marion County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,697$27,030$21,817
Less Than High School$16,116$17,299$14,452
High School Grad$24,355$25,825$22,034
Some College$25,071$35,208$21,233
Bachelors Degree$29,486$30,045$28,239
Graduate Degree$41,643$45,469$41,429

$24,697

Average Earnings

$27,030

Average Male

$21,817

Average Female

Marion County, South Carolina Language

Marion County, South Carolina Language by Age

Marion County, South Carolina Language

96.54% of Marion County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Marion County, South Carolina Poverty

Marion County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,9846,00633.40%
White12,3491,63613.25%
Hispanic81042452.35%
Multiple27016862.22%
Other25513854.12%
Asian222198.56%
Native1341611.94%

25.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.32%

Male Poverty Rate

28.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 62.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, South Carolina is Asian, with 8.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.96%.

Marion County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.09%
High School18.60%
Some College14.80%
Bachelors or Greater13.70%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.50%
Male Unemployed28.36%
Female Employed13.72%
Male Employed9.05%

Marion County, South Carolina Income

Marion County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,562$45,403
Families$39,133$50,709
Married Families$49,105$
Non Families$15,718$33,173

Marion County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marion County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Marion 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 45To54.

Marion County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by War

1,838

Number of Veterans

1,708

Male Veterans

130

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam606
First Gulf War348
Second Gulf War256
Korea211
World War II102

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64480
35 to 54467
65 to 74436
75+353
18 to 34102

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black9206.92%
White8438.08%
Asian5741.30%
2 or More1820.69%

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

10.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, South Carolina Employment Status

Marion County, South Carolina Employment by Age

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Marion County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Marion County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Marion69396711-228-3.29%
Mullins46724524-148-3.17%
Nichols368358-10-2.72%
Sellers219213-6-2.74%
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