Marion County, South Carolina Population 2019

Marion County, South Carolina's estimated population is 31,292 with a growth rate of -1.47% 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
201831,039-253-0.81%
201731,292-467-1.47%
201631,759-8-0.03%
201531,767-188-0.59%
201431,955-133-0.41%
201332,088-322-0.99%
201232,410-370-1.13%
201132,780-179-0.54%
201032,959-940-2.77%
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 American18,021
White12,791
Two or More Races294
Some Other Race288
Asian211
American Indian and Alaska Native160

Marion County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Marion County, South Carolina Median Age

40


Total

38.4


Male

43


Female

Marion County, South Carolina Adults

There are 24,283 adults, (5,578 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, South Carolina.

Marion County, South Carolina Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,090

53.80%

Male

14,675

46.20%

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
Married86%14%
Male77.2%22.8%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family62%38%
Female49.3%50.7%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9112.6568.9
Married4,5833.1386
Non Family4,1311.1562
Female2,7403.8149.3
Male4574.5277.2

3.33

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4396.63%
9th to 12th Grade3,17714.64%
High School Graduate7,74535.69%
Some College4,43720.45%
Associates Degree1,3316.13%
Bachelors Degree2,43111.20%
Graduate Degree1,1385.24%

Marion County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black11,5748,7151,358
White9,2867,8001,999
Hispanic537390153
Other Race279279128
Asian14412743
Native American12829
Multiple Races815316

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 45.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,702$26,804$22,076
Less Than High School$18,730$19,852$17,712
High School Grad$24,438$26,442$21,132
Some College$24,525$34,045$21,524
Bachelors Degree$29,913$30,519$27,563
Graduate Degree$42,146$46,250$41,400

$24,702

Average Earnings

$26,804

Average Male

$22,076

Average Female

Marion County, South Carolina Language

Marion County, South Carolina Language by Age

Marion County, South Carolina Language

96.30% of Marion County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.77% of the population.

Marion County, South Carolina Poverty

Marion County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,8976,01433.60%
White12,1771,74814.35%
Hispanic75937249.01%
Other28819567.71%
Multiple29413345.24%
Asian211209.48%
Native1281914.84%

26.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.77%

Male Poverty Rate

26.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, South Carolina is Other, with 67.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, South Carolina is Asian, with 9.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.36%
High School20.62%
Some College14.08%
Bachelors or Greater13.54%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.07%
Male Unemployed34.55%
Female Employed12.51%
Male Employed10.29%

Marion County, South Carolina Income

Marion County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,129$45,864
Families$39,604$50,731
Married Families$49,294-
Non Families$15,866$34,907

Marion County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marion County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Marion County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans

1,909

Number of Veterans

1,817

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam668
Second Gulf War324
First Gulf War275
Korea200
World War II30

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,0267.70%
White8127.87%
Asian5539.57%
2 or More1617.02%

Marion County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

9.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, South Carolina Employment Status

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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