Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina Population 2024

5,268

Batesburg-Leesville is a city located in Aiken County, Lexington County, and Saluda County South Carolina. Batesburg-Leesville has a 2024 population of 5,268. Batesburg-Leesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,264 in 2020.

The average household income in Batesburg-Leesville is $66,512 with a poverty rate of 15.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Batesburg-Leesville is 40.4 years, 40.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Batesburg-Leesville Demographics

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

  • White: 45.54%
  • Black or African American: 40.79%
  • Other race: 6.97%
  • Two or more races: 6%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
642.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.08% (4)
The current population of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina is 5,268 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,264.

Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,27945.54%
Black or African American2,04140.79%
Other race3496.97%
Two or more races3006%
Native American210.42%
Asian140.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Batesburg-Leesville Population by Race

Batesburg-Leesville Population Pyramid 2024

Batesburg-Leesville Median Age

40.4

Total

40.7

Male

40.2

Female

Batesburg-Leesville Adults

There are 3,949 adults, (801 of whom are seniors) in Batesburg-Leesville.

Batesburg-Leesville Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Batesburg-Leesville Sex Ratio

Female2,87857.51%
Male2,12642.49%

Batesburg-Leesville Population by Age

Batesburg-Leesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0172.4569.230.8
Married9053.1280.619.4
Non Family7021.0854.345.7
Female3163.3460.439.6
Male943.271000

3.11

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Batesburg-Leesville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3339.5%
Associates Degree3148.95%
Bachelors Degree37910.81%
Graduate Degree2196.24%
High School Graduate1,23635.24%
Less Than 9th Grade3239.21%
Some College70320.05%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Batesburg-Leesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Batesburg-Leesville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8011,663444
Black1,3961,054115
Hispanic17600
Other Race15100
2+ Races13811332
Asian14140
Native American777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Batesburg-Leesville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,932$49,732$45,625
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,500$50,722$24,097
Less Than 9th Grade$33,083$33,729$25,221
Overall$36,733$50,639$28,641
Some College$46,488$61,686$29,348

$36,733

Average Earnings

$50,639

Average Male

$28,641

Average Female

Batesburg-Leesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Batesburg-Leesville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Batesburg-Leesville Language

93.49% of Batesburg-Leesville residents speak only English, while 6.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.29% of the population.

Batesburg-Leesville Language

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,04137618.42%
Other34920558.74%
Hispanic44020546.59%
White2,2472049.08%

15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.73%

Male Poverty Rate

15.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Batesburg-Leesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Batesburg-Leesville is Other, with 58.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Batesburg-Leesville is White, with 9.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.73%.

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.19%
Some College10.82%
High School8.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.48%
Male Employed3.91%
Female Employed3.12%
Female Unemployed0%

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Batesburg-Leesville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,329$82,952
Households$49,807$66,512
Married Families$81,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,400$32,546

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Batesburg-Leesville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Batesburg-Leesville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Batesburg-Leesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Batesburg-Leesville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Batesburg-Leesville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

250

Number of Veterans

198

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War80
Vietnam55
Korea0
World War II0

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3490
35 to 5464
65 to 7455
75+25
55 to 6416

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1256.58%
Black935.4%
2+ Races3223.19%

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by Race

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Batesburg-Leesville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Batesburg-Leesville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Batesburg-Leesville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.55%

Born in Batesburg-Leesville

96.12%

Native Born

3.88%

Foreign Born

3.5%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.12% of Batesburg-Leesville residents were born in the United States, with 66.55% having been born in South Carolina. 3.5% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,27310.02%
20285,27210.02%
20275,27110.02%
20265,27010.02%
20255,26910.02%
20245,26810.02%
20235,26710.02%
20225,266-3-0.06%
20215,26950.09%
20205,264-154-2.84%
20195,418300.56%
20185,38880.15%
20175,380-7-0.13%
20165,387-1-0.02%
20155,388150.28%
20145,37370.13%
20135,366-3-0.06%
20125,36930.06%
20115,366-6-0.11%
20105,372-145-2.63%
20005,5171,43535.15%
19904,082591.47%
19804,023-13-0.32%
19704,0362306.04%
19603,80663720.1%
19503,1692368.05%
19402,933943.31%
19302,839-9-0.32%
19202,84800%
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Batesburg-Leesville Population by Year