Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina Population 2021

5,469
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Batesburg-Leesville is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,469, it is the 59th largest city in South Carolina and the 4526th largest city in the United States . Batesburg-Leesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually and its population has increased by 2.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,362 in 2010. Batesburg-Leesville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Batesburg-Leesville has a population density of 667 people per square mile.

The average household income in Batesburg-Leesville is $54,704 with a poverty rate of 19.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $113,300. The median age in Batesburg-Leesville is 37.6 years, 36.5 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Batesburg-Leesville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Batesburg-Leesvillewas:

  • White: 50.61%
  • Black or African American: 41.56%
  • Other race: 4.30%
  • Two or more races: 2.55%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina is 5,469 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,415.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,362.

Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,85850.61%
Black or African American2,34741.56%
Some Other Race2434.30%
Two or More Races1442.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.78%
Asian110.19%
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Batesburg-Leesville Population by Race

Batesburg-Leesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Batesburg-Leesville Median Age

37.6


Total

36.5


Male

38.5


Female

Batesburg-Leesville Adults

There are 4,312 adults, (991 of whom are seniors) in Batesburg-Leesville.

Batesburg-Leesville Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Batesburg-Leesville Sex Ratio

Female

3,172

56.17%

Male

2,475

43.83%

Batesburg-Leesville Population by Age

Batesburg-Leesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Batesburg-Leesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female34.9%65.1%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
All61.3%38.7%
Married67.8%32.2%
Male100%0%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Batesburg-Leesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0462.7461.3
Married9363.5467.8
Non Family5881.0860.4
Female3953.1334.9
Male1273.26100

3.36

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Batesburg-Leesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3038.00%
9th to 12th Grade39210.35%
High School Graduate1,57941.68%
Some College74919.77%
Associates Degree2346.18%
Bachelors Degree3519.27%
Graduate Degree1804.75%
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Batesburg-Leesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Batesburg-Leesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0091,851435
Black1,5941,18284
Hispanic15429
Other Race67
Native American121212
Asian1111
2+ Races88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Batesburg-Leesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,935$31,955$23,480
Less Than 9th Grade$30,539$31,164$
High School Graduate$23,425$24,157$21,489
Some College$32,857$53,462$22,171
Bachelors Degree$41,406$41,953$37,386
Graduate Degree$53,219$53,750$

$29,935

Average Earnings

$31,955

Average Male

$23,480

Average Female

Batesburg-Leesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Batesburg-Leesville Language by Age

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Batesburg-Leesville Language

91.68% of Batesburg-Leesville residents speak only English, while 8.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.01% of the population.

Batesburg-Leesville Language

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,34753822.92%
White2,67134612.95%
Hispanic51919537.57%
Other24319580.25%
Native441329.55%

19.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.60%

Male Poverty Rate

21.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Batesburg-Leesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Batesburg-Leesville is Other, with 80.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Batesburg-Leesville is White, with 12.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.79%.

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.74%
High School17.16%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.52%

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed62.86%
Female Unemployed22.40%
Female Employed9.92%
Male Employed4.72%

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Batesburg-Leesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,980$54,704
Families$54,031$61,945
Married Families$64,149-
Non Families$32,984$36,037
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Income by Household Type

Batesburg-Leesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Batesburg-Leesville Married by Age and Sex

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Batesburg-Leesville 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 35-44.

Batesburg-Leesville Marital Status by Race

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Batesburg-Leesville Marital Status

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290

Number of Veterans

259

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam138
First Gulf War62
World War II22
Second Gulf War17
Korea7

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74129
35 to 5474
75+46
55 to 6424
18 to 3417

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1498.54%
White1415.90%

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by Race

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by Education

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0.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Batesburg-Leesville Employment by Age

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Batesburg-Leesville Employment by Race

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Batesburg-Leesville 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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75.92%

Born in Batesburg-Leesville

94.56%

Native Born

5.44%

Foreign Born

4.82%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.56% of Batesburg-Leesville residents were born in the United States, with 75.92% having been born in South Carolina. 4.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Batesburg-Leesville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,469270.50%
20205,442270.50%
20195,415270.50%
20185,38840.07%
20175,384-3-0.06%
20165,387-2-0.04%
20155,389120.22%
20145,37750.09%
20135,372-1-0.02%
20125,37320.04%
20115,371-4-0.07%
20105,375-142-0.26%
20005,5171,4353.06%
19904,082590.15%
19804,023-13-0.03%
19704,0362300.59%
19603,8066371.85%
19503,1692360.78%
19402,933940.33%
19302,839-9-0.03%
19202,8480.00%

Batesburg-Leesville Population by Year