Arcadia, South Carolina Population 2021

3,370
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Arcadia is a city located in Spartanburg County South Carolina. Arcadia has a 2020 population of 3,370. Arcadia is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 27.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,634 in 2010. Arcadia reached it's highest population of 4,228 in 2017.

The average household income in Arcadia is $38,873 with a poverty rate of 24.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $826 per month, and the median house value is $41,200. The median age in Arcadia is 28.4 years, 26.8 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Arcadia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arcadia was:

  • White: 82.70%
  • Black or African American: 8.61%
  • Other race: 7.36%
  • Asian: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Arcadia, South Carolina is 3,370 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,073.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,634.

Arcadia, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,78782.70%
Black or African American2908.61%
Some Other Race2487.36%
Asian451.34%
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Arcadia Population by Race

Arcadia Population Pyramid $2021

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Arcadia Median Age

28.4


Total

26.8


Male

34.8


Female

Arcadia Adults

There are 2,367 adults, (400 of whom are seniors) in Arcadia.

Arcadia Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcadia Sex Ratio

Female

1,431

42.46%

Male

1,939

57.54%

Arcadia Population by Age

Arcadia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Arcadia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male68.1%31.9%
Married64.7%35.3%
Female55.7%44.3%
All37%63%
Non Family15.8%84.2%

37.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arcadia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3772.4537
Non Family7701.1715.8
Married3513.5664.7
Male1413.7368.1
Female1156.0255.7

3.89

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Arcadia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23511.58%
9th to 12th Grade1658.13%
High School Graduate76337.60%
Some College33516.51%
Associates Degree22711.19%
Bachelors Degree21710.69%
Graduate Degree874.29%
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Arcadia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White90683770
Hispanic837506102
Black241241132
Other Race12110262
Asian4545

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 54.77%.

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,938$26,780$13,920
Less Than 9th Grade$$24,732$6,338
High School Graduate$22,042$24,762$13,177
Some College$30,465$31,473$
Bachelors Degree$31,557$$31,118
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,938

Average Earnings

$26,780

Average Male

$13,920

Average Female

Arcadia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arcadia Language by Age

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Arcadia Language

48.65% of Arcadia residents speak only English, while 51.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.22% of the population.

Arcadia Language

Arcadia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,90362933.05%
White1,13219016.78%

24.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.48%

Male Poverty Rate

33.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcadia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is Hispanic, with 33.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is White, with 16.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.56%.

Arcadia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.50%
Some College20.64%
High School1.83%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Arcadia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed13.13%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.47%

Arcadia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arcadia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,577$38,873
Families$29,413$41,235
Married Families$29,975-
Non Families$29,886$37,011
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Income by Household Type

Arcadia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Arcadia Married by Age and Sex

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Arcadia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Arcadia Marital Status by Race

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Arcadia Marital Status

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34

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Arcadia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+18
65 to 7416
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Arcadia Veterans by Age

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Arcadia Veterans by Race

Arcadia Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcadia Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Arcadia Employment by Age

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Arcadia Employment by Race

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Arcadia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.21%

Born in Arcadia

66.59%

Native Born

33.41%

Foreign Born

26.50%

Non Citizen

6.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.59% of Arcadia residents were born in the United States, with 47.21% having been born in South Carolina. 26.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Arcadia Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,3700.00%
20203,3700.00%
20193,370-703-17.26%
20184,073-155-3.67%
20174,22840810.68%
20163,82066120.92%
20153,159361.15%
20143,1232819.89%
20132,84285142.74%
20121,99135221.48%
20111,639-995-37.78%
20102,6340.00%

Arcadia Population by Year