Oconee County, South Carolina Population 2018

Oconee County, South Carolina's estimated population is 77,270 with a growth rate of 2.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oconee County, South Carolina is the 18th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201777,2701,8952.51%
201675,375-1,032-1.35%
201676,4075950.78%
201575,8126170.82%
201475,1952480.33%
201374,9473870.52%
201274,5603110.42%
201174,249-93-0.13%
201074,34216,84829.30%
199057,4948,88318.27%
198048,6117,88319.36%
197040,7285241.30%
196040,2041,1542.96%
195039,0502,5386.95%
194036,5123,1449.42%
193033,3683,25110.79%
192030,1172,78010.17%
191027,3373,70315.67%
190023,6344,94726.47%
189018,6872,43114.95%
188016,2565,72054.29%
187010,5360.00%

Oconee County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White66,486
Black or African American5,549
Two or More Races1,559
Some Other Race1,139
Asian501
American Indian and Alaska Native141

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

Oconee 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

Oconee County, South Carolina Median Age

44.9


Total

43.3


Male

46.1


Female

Oconee County, South Carolina Adults

There are 59,998 adults, (16,206 of which are seniors) in Oconee County, South Carolina.

Oconee County, South Carolina Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Oconee County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

38,271

50.77%

Male

37,104

49.23%

Oconee County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Oconee County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Male62.1%37.9%
Female50.6%49.4%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oconee County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,8672.4272.9
Married15,5722.8886.4
Non Family9,9351.2562.1
Female3,7243.1450.6
Male1,6363.4262.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oconee County, South Carolina Households

Oconee County, South Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3296.17%
9th to 12th Grade5,46810.13%
High School Graduate16,96331.43%
Some College10,69819.82%
Associates Degree4,8178.93%
Bachelors Degree7,48613.87%
Graduate Degree5,2049.64%

Oconee County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White47,52340,28611,694
Black3,7113,117576
Hispanic1,8761,006168
Other Race70131333
Multiple Races48745380
Asian368311174
Native American102738

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 47.28%.

Oconee County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,924$35,422$22,972
Less Than High School$16,881$18,733$12,066
High School Grad$24,166$30,013$19,521
Some College$30,361$39,924$22,262
Bachelors Degree$42,321$60,563$34,473
Graduate Degree$60,024$66,103$51,342

$28,924

Average Earnings

$35,422

Average Male

$22,972

Average Female

Oconee County, South Carolina Language

Oconee County, South Carolina Language by Age

Oconee County, South Carolina Language

94.54% of Oconee County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Oconee County, South Carolina Poverty

Oconee County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63,67910,99817.27%
Hispanic3,6881,48540.27%
Black5,4181,01218.68%
Other1,13248442.76%
Multiple1,53740726.48%

18.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.14%

Male Poverty Rate

20.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oconee County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oconee County, South Carolina is Other, with 42.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oconee County, South Carolina is White, with 17.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.78%.

Oconee County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.34%
High School13.37%
Some College12.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.53%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.51%
Male Unemployed36.77%
Female Employed13.44%
Male Employed9.25%

Oconee County, South Carolina Income

Oconee County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,818$61,702
Families$52,310$72,927
Married Families$64,167$85,792
Non Families$23,316$36,192

Oconee County, South Carolina Marital Status

Oconee County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oconee County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Oconee 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.

Oconee County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans by War

6,508

Number of Veterans

6,242

Male Veterans

266

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,897
Korea805
First Gulf War702
Second Gulf War694
World War II235

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,249
75+1,684
35 to 541,196
55 to 64989
18 to 34390

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,95011.11%
Black3658.28%
Hispanic1064.72%
2 or More8613.69%
Other546.38%
Asian276.31%
Indian2627.66%

Oconee County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

6.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oconee County, South Carolina Employment Status

Oconee County, South Carolina Employment by Age

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oconee County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Oconee County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Oconee County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Seneca813083522222.73%
Walhalla42384318801.89%
Westminster24352503682.79%
West Union30831572.27%
Salem14714921.36%
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