Blackville, South Carolina Population 2020

2,147

Blackville is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,147, it is the 116th largest city in South Carolina and the 7337th largest city in the United States. Blackville is currently declining at a rate of -1.60% annually and its population has decreased by -10.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,406 in 2010. Blackville reached it's highest population of 2,408 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Blackville has a population density of 240 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blackville is $28,017 with a poverty rate of 48.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $569 per month, and the median house value is $53,700. The median age in Blackville is 35.9 years, 35.4 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.1 males.

Blackville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 85.15%
  • White: 13.17%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Blackville, South Carolina is 2,147, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,217.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,406.

Blackville, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,72685.15%
White26713.17%
Some Other Race341.68%

Blackville Population Pyramid 2020

Blackville Median Age

35.9


Total

35.4


Male

37.2


Female

Blackville Adults

There are 1,459 adults, (419 of whom are seniors) in Blackville.

Blackville Age Dependency

94.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackville Sex Ratio

Female

1,171

57.77%

Male

856

42.23%

Blackville Households and Families

Blackville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blackville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.7%9.3%
Married87.2%12.8%
All60.7%39.3%
Non Family58.4%41.6%
Female37.6%62.4%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8872.2860.7
Non Family3341.1558.4
Female2873.2837.6
Married1802.5187.2
Male862.9290.7

2.93

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blackville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13210.12%
9th to 12th Grade21916.79%
High School Graduate51639.57%
Some College24218.56%
Associates Degree856.52%
Bachelors Degree695.29%
Graduate Degree413.14%

Blackville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,09582283
White19913127
Hispanic10
Other Race10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 75.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,658$28,994$15,724
Less Than High School$7,548$$7,933
High School Grad$28,811$28,537$30,450
Some College$17,500$$17,171
Bachelors Degree$29,583$$
Graduate Degree$49,500$$60,750

$20,658

Average Earnings

$28,994

Average Male

$15,724

Average Female

Blackville Language

Blackville Language by Age

Blackville Language

98.88% of Blackville residents speak only English, while 1.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Blackville Poverty

Blackville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,72685549.54%
White2658732.83%
Hispanic3434100.00%
Other3434100.00%

48.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.68%

Male Poverty Rate

60.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackville is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackville is White, with 32.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School57.83%
Some College33.94%
High School20.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed28.20%
Male Employed7.66%

Blackville Income

Blackville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,086$28,017
Families$23,264$30,664
Married Families$33,977-
Non Families$17,917$22,628

Blackville Marital Status

Blackville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

22.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.3%

Male Marriage Rate

19.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackville Married by Age and Sex

Blackville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Blackville Marital Status by Race

Blackville Veterans

90

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
First Gulf War22
World War II10
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Blackville Veterans by Education

10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackville Employment Status

46.2%

Labor Force Participation

39.2%

Employment Rate

15.2%

Unemployment Rate

Blackville 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

85.84%

Born in South Carolina

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.31% of Blackville residents were born in the United States, with 85.84% having been born in South Carolina. 0.49% 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
20202,147-35-1.60%
20192,182-35-1.58%
20182,217-26-1.16%
20172,243-35-1.54%
20162,278-23-1.00%
20152,301-31-1.33%
20142,332-23-0.98%
20132,355-21-0.88%
20122,376-15-0.63%
20112,391-17-0.71%
20102,4080.00%