Barnwell, South Carolina Population 2020

4,223

Barnwell is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,223, it is the 74th largest city in South Carolina and the 5245th largest city in the United States. Barnwell is currently declining at a rate of -1.68% annually and its population has decreased by -11.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,750 in 2010. Barnwell reached it's highest population of 5,572 in 1980. Spanning over 8 miles, Barnwell has a population density of 538 people per square mile.

The average household income in Barnwell is $39,077 with a poverty rate of 35.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $652 per month, and the median house value is $104,100. The median age in Barnwell is 39.1 years, 37 years for males, and 39.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.9 males.

Barnwell Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.69%
  • White: 40.07%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Barnwell, South Carolina is 4,223, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,367.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,750.

Barnwell, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,59757.69%
White1,80440.07%
Two or More Races561.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.82%
Some Other Race80.18%

Barnwell Population Pyramid 2020

Barnwell Median Age

39.1


Total

37


Male

39.7


Female

Barnwell Adults

There are 3,240 adults, (789 of whom are seniors) in Barnwell.

Barnwell Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Barnwell Sex Ratio

Female

2,619

58.17%

Male

1,883

41.83%

Barnwell Households and Families

Barnwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Barnwell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
All52.3%47.7%
Male26.1%73.9%
Female22.7%77.3%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7362.5152.3
Non Family5941.3854.7
Married5853.1977.8
Female5112.9322.7
Male463.7626.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

1.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Barnwell Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2117.23%
9th to 12th Grade34411.78%
High School Graduate1,09937.65%
Some College66522.78%
Associates Degree29810.21%
Bachelors Degree1224.18%
Graduate Degree1806.17%

Barnwell Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,5861,231163
White1,2601,08490
Multiple Races564949
Hispanic23
Native American10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 87.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 87.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,356$27,692$15,865
Less Than High School$15,972$$
High School Grad$16,408$23,211$11,971
Some College$22,689$42,546$12,969
Bachelors Degree$36,196$$36,184
Graduate Degree$43,551$$44,403

$22,356

Average Earnings

$27,692

Average Male

$15,865

Average Female

Barnwell Language

Barnwell Language by Age

Barnwell Language

98.80% of Barnwell residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Barnwell Poverty

Barnwell Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,4391,01941.78%
White1,74049728.56%

35.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.30%

Male Poverty Rate

35.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barnwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barnwell is Black, with 41.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barnwell is White, with 28.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.93%.

Name Poverty
Some College34.43%
Less Than High School33.72%
High School23.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.94%
Female Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed24.07%
Male Employed11.85%

Barnwell Income

Barnwell Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,250$39,077
Families$37,321$49,142
Married Families$78,054-
Non Families$14,013$19,726

Barnwell Marital Status

Barnwell Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Barnwell Married by Age and Sex

Barnwell 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.

Barnwell Marital Status by Race

Barnwell Veterans

215

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
Korea43
First Gulf War34
Second Gulf War18
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+72
55 to 6461
35 to 5460
65 to 7411
18 to 3411
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1096.13%
White1067.67%

$Barnwell Veterans by Education

19.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barnwell Employment Status

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Barnwell 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

74.52%

Born in South Carolina

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.67% of Barnwell residents were born in the United States, with 74.52% having been born in South Carolina. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,223-72-1.68%
20194,295-72-1.65%
20184,367-64-1.44%
20174,431-72-1.60%
20164,503-44-0.97%
20154,547-71-1.54%
20144,618-39-0.84%
20134,657-29-0.62%
20124,686-25-0.53%
20114,711-41-0.86%
20104,752-283-0.58%
20005,035-220-0.43%
19905,255-317-0.58%
19805,5721,1332.30%
19704,439-129-0.29%
19604,5680.00%