Beech Island, South Carolina Population 2024

8,810

Beech Island is a city located in South Carolina. Beech Island has a 2024 population of 8,810. Beech Island is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2020.

The average household income in Beech Island is $77,499 with a poverty rate of 8.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Beech Island is 41.7 years, 33.5 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Beech Island Demographics

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

  • White: 63.45%
  • Black or African American: 24.6%
  • Two or more races: 8.59%
  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
67.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
130.70/sq mi
The current population of Beech Island, South Carolina is 8,810 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.

Beech Island, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,59063.45%
Black or African American2,16724.6%
Two or more races7578.59%
Asian1852.1%
Other race951.08%
Native American160.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Beech Island Population by Race

Beech Island Population Pyramid 2024

Beech Island Median Age

41.7

Total

33.5

Male

43.6

Female

Beech Island Adults

There are 6,849 adults, (1,599 of whom are seniors) in Beech Island.

Beech Island Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Beech Island Sex Ratio

Female4,06746.16%
Male4,74353.84%

Beech Island Population by Age

Beech Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3912.689.410.6
Married1,4033.2297.22.8
Non Family1,0051.1287.612.4
Female6383.5176.223.8
Male3452.787.212.8

3.11

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

89.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Beech Island Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4768.04%
Associates Degree5078.56%
Bachelors Degree68911.63%
Graduate Degree3445.81%
High School Graduate2,05534.7%
Less Than 9th Grade2944.96%
Some College1,55826.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Beech Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Beech Island Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,8413,603668
Black1,322991177
2+ Races38824729
Hispanic35526365
Asian135128102
Other Race4450
Native American16160

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 asian people with a rate of 75.56%.

Beech Island Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,426$0$46,471
Graduate Degree$112,619$113,423$82,404
High School Graduate$39,432$59,694$32,208
Less Than 9th Grade$24,508$24,905$20,956
Overall$45,378$58,103$35,097
Some College$50,263$65,980$41,821

$45,378

Average Earnings

$58,103

Average Male

$35,097

Average Female

Beech Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Beech Island Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Beech Island Language

96.44% of Beech Island residents speak only English, while 3.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.8% of the population.

Beech Island Language

Beech Island Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,2644999.48%
Black2,1671798.26%
Asian1857641.08%
Native16637.5%
Multiple75730.4%

8.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.52%

Male Poverty Rate

8.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beech Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beech Island is Asian, with 41.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beech Island is Multiple, with 0.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.12%.

Beech Island Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.03%
High School9.34%
Some College6.3%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Beech Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.52%
Female Employed5.26%
Female Unemployed3.85%
Male Employed2.54%

Beech Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Beech Island Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$67,863$89,589
Households$59,024$77,499
Married Families$90,963$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,712$43,941

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Beech Island Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Beech Island Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Beech Island 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.

Beech Island Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Beech Island Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

600

Number of Veterans

541

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam261
First Gulf War201
Second Gulf War89
Korea17
World War II0

Beech Island Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64206
65 to 74149
35 to 54123
75+122
18 to 340

Beech Island Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White49311.17%
Hispanic11325.06%
Black563.2%
2+ Races5111.11%

Beech Island Veterans by Race

Beech Island Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beech Island Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Beech Island Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Beech Island Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Beech Island 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

27.65%

Born in Beech Island

95.6%

Native Born

4.4%

Foreign Born

2.86%

Non Citizen

1.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.6% of Beech Island residents were born in the United States, with 27.65% having been born in South Carolina. 2.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Beech Island Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,81000%

Beech Island Population by Year