Awendaw, South Carolina Population 2020

1,428

Awendaw is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,428, it is the 137th largest city in South Carolina and the 8905th largest city in the United States. Awendaw is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 10.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,294 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Awendaw has a population density of 150 people per square mile.

The average household income in Awendaw is $68,810 with a poverty rate of 7.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $933 per month, and the median house value is $142,900. The median age in Awendaw is 47.9 years, 47.8 years for males, and 49.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

Awendaw Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.43%
  • White: 43.50%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Awendaw, South Carolina is 1,428, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,424.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,294.

Awendaw, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American71254.43%
White56943.50%
Asian151.15%
Two or More Races120.92%

Awendaw Population Pyramid 2020

Awendaw Median Age

47.9


Total

47.8


Male

49.2


Female

Awendaw Adults

There are 1,020 adults, (258 of whom are seniors) in Awendaw.

Awendaw Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Awendaw Sex Ratio

Female

670

51.22%

Male

638

48.78%

Awendaw Households and Families

Awendaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Awendaw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.5%4.5%
All91.5%8.5%
Non Family89.8%10.2%
Female81.3%18.7%

91.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4922.6691.5
Married1993.6395.5
Non Family1871.0189.8
Female753.881.3
Male313.58100

3.67

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

0.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Awendaw Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade424.38%
9th to 12th Grade858.85%
High School Graduate34535.94%
Some College20821.67%
Associates Degree555.73%
Bachelors Degree17818.54%
Graduate Degree474.90%

Awendaw Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black51040783
White419395138
Asian1515
Multiple Races1212
Hispanic444

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,990$40,541$25,833
Less Than High School$20,729$$17,045
High School Grad$27,174$32,143$20,278
Some College$35,395$41,964$27,833
Bachelors Degree$52,368$61,500$51,974
Graduate Degree$41,250$$36,250

$31,990

Average Earnings

$40,541

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Awendaw Language

Awendaw Language by Age

Awendaw Language

98.80% of Awendaw residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Awendaw Poverty

Awendaw Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7127410.39%
White565254.42%

7.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.58%

Male Poverty Rate

8.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Awendaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Awendaw is Black, with 10.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Awendaw is White, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.20%
High School11.30%
Some College3.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.67%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed6.90%
Male Employed6.60%
Female Employed2.26%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Awendaw Income

Awendaw Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,048$68,810
Families$68,558$93,527
Married Families$91,250-
Non Families$19,554$28,497

Awendaw Marital Status

Awendaw Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Awendaw Married by Age and Sex

Awendaw Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Awendaw Marital Status by Race

Awendaw Veterans

67

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War7
World War II2
Korea2

$Awendaw Veterans by Education

5.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Awendaw Employment Status

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Awendaw Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.60%

Born in South Carolina

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.55% of Awendaw residents were born in the United States, with 77.60% having been born in South Carolina. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,42820.14%
20191,42620.14%
20181,424-1-0.07%
20171,42520.14%
20161,423231.64%
20151,400241.74%
20141,376141.03%
20131,362151.11%
20121,347191.43%
20111,328221.68%
20101,3060.00%