Awendaw, South Carolina Population 2021

1,453
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Awendaw is a city located in Charleston County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,453, it is the 136th largest city in South Carolina and the 8832nd largest city in the United States . Awendaw is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 12.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,294 in 2010. Awendaw reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 10 miles, Awendaw has a population density of 153 people per square mile.

The average household income in Awendaw is $66,886 with a poverty rate of 4.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,063 per month, and the median house value is $185,700. The median age in Awendaw is 47.6 years, 47.3 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Awendaw Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Awendawwas:

  • Black or African American: 56.07%
  • White: 41.84%
  • Asian: 1.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Awendaw, South Carolina is 1,453 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,443.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,294.

Awendaw, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American77656.07%
White57941.84%
Asian201.45%
Two or More Races90.65%
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Awendaw Population by Race

Awendaw Population Pyramid $2021

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Awendaw Median Age

47.6


Total

47.3


Male

49.8


Female

Awendaw Adults

There are 1,079 adults, (263 of whom are seniors) in Awendaw.

Awendaw Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Awendaw Sex Ratio

Female

648

46.82%

Male

736

53.18%

Awendaw Population by Age

Awendaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Awendaw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female79.2%20.8%
All91.6%8.4%
Married92.1%7.9%
Non Family94.6%5.4%
Male100%0%

91.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Awendaw Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5142.6991.6
Married2163.3492.1
Non Family1861.0694.6
Female774.2379.2
Male353.94100

3.62

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Awendaw Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade444.33%
9th to 12th Grade939.16%
High School Graduate38137.54%
Some College18117.83%
Associates Degree828.08%
Bachelors Degree18017.73%
Graduate Degree545.32%
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Awendaw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Awendaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black55344187
White433408147
Asian2020
2+ Races99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.95%.

Awendaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,014$41,078$23,708
Less Than 9th Grade$16,838$$16,618
High School Graduate$31,719$43,378$21,181
Some College$29,286$34,000$28,036
Bachelors Degree$52,845$32,446$53,319
Graduate Degree$40,417$108,438$

$31,014

Average Earnings

$41,078

Average Male

$23,708

Average Female

Awendaw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Awendaw Language by Age

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Awendaw Language

98.46% of Awendaw residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Awendaw Language

Awendaw Poverty by Race

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4.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.99%

Male Poverty Rate

5.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Awendaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Awendaw is Black, with 7.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Awendaw is White, with 0.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.06%.

Awendaw Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.47%
High School5.25%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

Awendaw Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.13%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Awendaw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Awendaw Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,316$66,886
Families$70,441$86,749
Married Families$80,000-
Non Families$21,000$31,858
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Income by Household Type

Awendaw Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Awendaw Married by Age and Sex

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Awendaw 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 45-54.

Awendaw Marital Status by Race

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Awendaw Marital Status

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76

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War12
World War II
Korea

Awendaw Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7424
75+22
55 to 6418
35 to 547
18 to 345

Awendaw Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black457.45%
White316.95%

Awendaw Veterans by Race

Awendaw Veterans by Education

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3.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Awendaw Veterans by Education

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Awendaw Employment by Age

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Awendaw Employment by Race

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Awendaw 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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78.76%

Born in Awendaw

98.12%

Native Born

1.88%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.12% of Awendaw residents were born in the United States, with 78.76% having been born in South Carolina. 1.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Awendaw Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,45350.35%
20201,44850.35%
20191,44350.35%
20181,438-1-0.07%
20171,43930.21%
20161,436241.70%
20151,412231.66%
20141,389151.09%
20131,374151.10%
20121,359191.42%
20111,340221.67%
20101,3180.00%

Awendaw Population by Year