Blythewood, South Carolina Population 2021

4,884
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Blythewood is a city located in Richland County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,884, it is the 66th largest city in South Carolina and the 4833rd largest city in the United States . Blythewood is currently growing at a rate of 8.12% annually and its population has increased by 140.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,034 in 2010. Blythewood reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 11 miles, Blythewood has a population density of 460 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blythewood is $135,952 with a poverty rate of 2.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,792 per month, and the median house value is $284,900. The median age in Blythewood is 40.6 years, 33.8 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Blythewood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blythewoodwas:

  • White: 57.25%
  • Black or African American: 36.94%
  • Asian: 3.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.50%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blythewood, South Carolina is 4,884 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,150.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,034.

Blythewood, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,90357.25%
Black or African American1,22836.94%
Asian1173.52%
Two or More Races501.50%
Some Other Race170.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.27%
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Blythewood Population by Race

Blythewood Population Pyramid $2021

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Blythewood Median Age

40.6


Total

33.8


Male

42.6


Female

Blythewood Adults

There are 2,501 adults, (300 of whom are seniors) in Blythewood.

Blythewood Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

13.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Blythewood Sex Ratio

Female

1,649

49.61%

Male

1,675

50.39%

Blythewood Population by Age

Blythewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blythewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.1%17.9%
Female85%15%
All94.4%5.6%
Non Family96.4%3.6%
Married97%3%

94.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blythewood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0573.1494.4
Married7223.2797
Non Family1371.3796.4
Female1203.8285
Male784.0582.1

3.33

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

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Blythewood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade462.16%
9th to 12th Grade321.50%
High School Graduate39718.63%
Some College36417.08%
Associates Degree2029.48%
Bachelors Degree65130.55%
Graduate Degree43920.60%
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Blythewood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blythewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3361,297683
Black685646365
Asian787825
Hispanic232317
Other Race171717
Native American99

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Blythewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,241$68,750$50,015
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$53,224$75,625$30,086
Bachelors Degree$54,063$90,147$50,869
Graduate Degree$85,792$98,125$80,104

$57,241

Average Earnings

$68,750

Average Male

$50,015

Average Female

Blythewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blythewood Language by Age

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Blythewood Language

89.92% of Blythewood residents speak only English, while 10.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

Blythewood Language

Blythewood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,887603.18%
Black1,228141.14%

2.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.03%

Male Poverty Rate

2.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blythewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blythewood is White, with 3.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blythewood is Black, with 1.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.76%.

Blythewood Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School8.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%
Some College0.88%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Blythewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed2.39%
Female Employed1.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Blythewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blythewood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$104,049$135,952
Families$121,071$144,099
Married Families$139,583-
Non Families$76,058$64,030
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Income by Household Type

Blythewood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Blythewood Married by Age and Sex

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Blythewood 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 55-64.

Blythewood Marital Status by Race

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Blythewood Marital Status

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270

Number of Veterans

225

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War151
First Gulf War144
Vietnam15
World War II5
Korea5

Blythewood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54122
55 to 64108
18 to 3415
75+14
65 to 7411

Blythewood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black13615.78%
White1177.86%
Hispanic1760.71%
Other Race17100.00%

Blythewood Veterans by Race

Blythewood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blythewood Veterans by Education

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71.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.4%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Blythewood Employment by Age

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Blythewood Employment by Race

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Blythewood 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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51.71%

Born in Blythewood

92.45%

Native Born

7.55%

Foreign Born

1.93%

Non Citizen

5.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.45% of Blythewood residents were born in the United States, with 51.71% having been born in South Carolina. 1.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Blythewood Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,8843678.12%
20204,5173678.84%
20194,1503679.70%
20183,78336610.71%
20173,41733110.73%
20163,08630811.09%
20152,77829411.84%
20142,4841848.00%
20132,3001155.26%
20122,185492.29%
20112,136633.04%
20102,0730.00%

Blythewood Population by Year