Sumter County, South Carolina Population 2019

Sumter County, South Carolina's estimated population is 106,847 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sumter County, South Carolina is the 15th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017106,847-440-0.41%
2016107,287110.01%
2015107,276-426-0.40%
2014107,702-82-0.08%
2013107,784-124-0.11%
2012107,9086170.58%
2011107,291-295-0.27%
2010107,5864,9494.82%
1990102,63714,39416.31%
198088,2438,81811.10%
197079,4254,4845.98%
196074,94117,30730.03%
195057,6345,1719.86%
194052,4636,56114.29%
193045,9022,8626.65%
192043,0404,56811.87%
191038,472-12,765-24.91%
190051,2377,63217.50%
189043,6056,56817.73%
188037,03711,76946.58%
187025,2681,4095.91%
186023,859-9,361-28.18%
185033,2205,32819.10%
184027,892-385-1.36%
183028,2772,90811.46%
182025,3696,31533.14%
181019,0545,95145.42%
180013,1038,555188.10%
17904,5480.00%

Sumter County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White51,823
Black or African American50,480
Two or More Races2,802
Asian1,277
Some Other Race627
American Indian and Alaska Native336
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander34

Sumter County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Sumter County, South Carolina Median Age

36


Total

33.5


Male

38.5


Female

Sumter County, South Carolina Adults

There are 81,094 adults, (16,185 of whom are seniors) in Sumter County, South Carolina.

Sumter County, South Carolina Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumter County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

55,691

51.86%

Male

51,688

48.14%

Sumter County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Sumter County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
Male68.3%31.7%
All64.9%35.1%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female46.5%53.5%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,4172.5464.9
Married17,7013.179.9
Non Family13,2731.1655.6
Female8,2583.3746.5
Male2,1853.1268.3

3.1

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sumter County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6095.19%
9th to 12th Grade8,04911.57%
High School Graduate21,50330.92%
Some College16,26823.39%
Associates Degree6,5509.42%
Bachelors Degree8,50412.23%
Graduate Degree5,0677.29%

Sumter County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,03930,2288,315
Black31,81024,8684,547
Hispanic1,8771,211205
Asian958726397
Multiple Races83875676
Other Race38121421
Native American24122846
Islander343434

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,709$35,729$24,353
Less Than High School$19,131$23,113$15,833
High School Grad$23,043$29,292$19,669
Some College$30,610$37,618$24,491
Bachelors Degree$39,857$51,216$32,152
Graduate Degree$55,687$75,132$51,802

$29,709

Average Earnings

$35,729

Average Male

$24,353

Average Female

Sumter County, South Carolina Language

Sumter County, South Carolina Language by Age

Sumter County, South Carolina Language

94.38% of Sumter County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.40% of the population.

Sumter County, South Carolina Poverty

Sumter County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black49,16115,04030.59%
White48,1785,28710.97%
Multiple2,74496135.02%
Hispanic3,98985221.36%
Asian1,23420616.69%
Other5776811.79%
Native3365014.88%
Islander34720.59%

21.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.36%

Male Poverty Rate

22.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumter County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 35.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, South Carolina is White, with 10.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.45%
High School20.85%
Some College13.70%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.04%
Male Unemployed37.37%
Female Employed13.09%
Male Employed6.53%

Sumter County, South Carolina Income

Sumter County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,946$55,039
Families$50,187$63,010
Married Families$65,129$78,860
Non Families$24,046$34,907

Sumter County, South Carolina Marital Status

Sumter County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumter County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Sumter 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.

Sumter County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Sumter County, South Carolina Veterans

11,265

Number of Veterans

9,583

Male Veterans

1,682

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,374
First Gulf War3,619
Vietnam3,235
Korea608
World War II255

Sumter County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,62117.22%
Black4,32411.74%
Hispanic27411.61%
2 or More20316.06%
Asian625.79%
Hawaiian2779.41%
Indian166.02%
Other122.65%

Sumter County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

7.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumter County, South Carolina Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Sumter County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sumter40524407231990.49%
Mayesville731729-2-0.27%
Pinewood53853800.00%
  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