Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina Population 2020

5,387

Batesburg-Leesville is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,387, it is the 60th largest city in South Carolina and the 4549th largest city in the United States. Batesburg-Leesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,362 in 2010. Batesburg-Leesville reached it's highest population of 5,517 in 2000. Spanning over 8 miles, Batesburg-Leesville has a population density of 657 people per square mile.

The average household income in Batesburg-Leesville is $54,037 with a poverty rate of 20.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $786 per month, and the median house value is $118,400. The median age in Batesburg-Leesville is 37.5 years, 37.1 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.8 males.

Batesburg-Leesville Demographics

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

  • White: 54.81%
  • Black or African American: 41.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.65%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina is 5,387, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,385.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,362.

Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,97354.81%
Black or African American2,23941.28%
Two or More Races1442.65%
Some Other Race380.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.35%
Asian110.20%

Batesburg-Leesville Population Pyramid 2020

Batesburg-Leesville Median Age

37.5


Total

37.1


Male

37.8


Female

Batesburg-Leesville Adults

There are 4,099 adults, (1,019 of whom are seniors) in Batesburg-Leesville.

Batesburg-Leesville Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Batesburg-Leesville Sex Ratio

Female

3,103

57.21%

Male

2,321

42.79%

Batesburg-Leesville Households and Families

Batesburg-Leesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Batesburg-Leesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married73.4%26.6%
All61.5%38.5%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female27.1%72.9%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0102.6861.5
Married8693.2573.4
Non Family5841.0359.4
Female4203.5627.1
Male1373.37100

3.26

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Batesburg-Leesville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2135.99%
9th to 12th Grade46313.01%
High School Graduate1,49642.05%
Some College64218.04%
Associates Degree2346.58%
Bachelors Degree2767.76%
Graduate Degree2346.58%

Batesburg-Leesville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0651,901455
Black1,37891946
Hispanic8633
Asian1111
Multiple Races99
Native American999

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,036$31,944$27,894
Less Than High School$30,304$31,318$
High School Grad$22,563$23,242$20,982
Some College$32,197$41,389$21,759
Bachelors Degree$49,306$58,000$42,750
Graduate Degree$54,639$53,472$63,077

$30,036

Average Earnings

$31,944

Average Male

$27,894

Average Female

Batesburg-Leesville Language

Batesburg-Leesville Language by Age

Batesburg-Leesville Language

91.90% of Batesburg-Leesville residents speak only English, while 8.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.74% of the population.

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty

Batesburg-Leesville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,23972632.43%
White2,76533111.97%
Hispanic317175.36%
Native191052.63%

20.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.84%

Male Poverty Rate

23.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Batesburg-Leesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Batesburg-Leesville is Native, with 52.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Batesburg-Leesville is Hispanic, with 5.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.20%
High School17.85%
Some College7.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.65%
Female Unemployed41.52%
Female Employed13.00%
Male Employed1.98%

Batesburg-Leesville Income

Batesburg-Leesville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,294$54,037
Families$52,083$61,920
Married Families$67,689-
Non Families$20,750$33,232

Batesburg-Leesville Marital Status

Batesburg-Leesville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Batesburg-Leesville Married by Age and Sex

Batesburg-Leesville 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 35-44.

Batesburg-Leesville Marital Status by Race

Batesburg-Leesville Veterans

252

Number of Veterans

220

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam127
First Gulf War31
World War II19
Korea7
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74103
75+57
55 to 6450
35 to 5442
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White1536.27%
Black996.27%

$Batesburg-Leesville Veterans by Education

0.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Batesburg-Leesville Employment Status

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Batesburg-Leesville 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

81.47%

Born in South Carolina

95.59%

Native Born

4.41%

Foreign Born

3.83%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.59% of Batesburg-Leesville residents were born in the United States, with 81.47% having been born in South Carolina. 3.83% 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
20205,38710.02%
20195,38610.02%
20185,385100.19%
20175,37510.02%
20165,37440.07%
20155,370100.19%
20145,36080.15%
20135,352-1-0.02%
20125,35330.06%
20115,350-6-0.11%
20105,356-161-0.30%
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%