Blythewood, South Carolina Population 2024

6,734

Blythewood is a city located in Fairfield County, Kershaw County, and Richland County South Carolina. Blythewood has a 2024 population of 6,734. Blythewood is currently growing at a rate of 7.45% annually and its population has increased by 38.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,864 in 2020.

The average household income in Blythewood is $129,210 with a poverty rate of 4.17%. The median age in Blythewood is 43.4 years: 43.8 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Blythewood Demographics

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

  • White: 46.93%
  • Black or African American: 41.66%
  • Two or more races: 4.23%
  • Asian: 4.17%
  • Other race: 2.35%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
10.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
633.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
38.45% (1,870)
The current population of Blythewood, South Carolina is 6,734 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,864.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,29546.93%
Black or African American2,03741.66%
Two or more races2074.23%
Asian2044.17%
Other race1152.35%
Native American320.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blythewood Population by Race

Blythewood Population Pyramid 2024

Blythewood Median Age

43.4

Total

43.8

Male

42.6

Female

Blythewood Adults

There are 3,673 adults, (604 of whom are seniors) in Blythewood.

Blythewood Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Blythewood Sex Ratio

Female2,70555.32%
Male2,18544.68%

Blythewood Population by Age

Blythewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8462.6481.518.5
Married1,1793.395.74.3
Non Family5571.150.849.2
Female783.1479.520.5
Male3241000

3.26

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blythewood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade742.16%
Associates Degree43712.78%
Bachelors Degree94627.66%
Graduate Degree65219.06%
High School Graduate42812.51%
Less Than 9th Grade431.26%
Some College84024.56%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blythewood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blythewood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9181,917802
Black1,1841,100584
Hispanic167135104
Asian12812896
Other Race11511595
2+ Races434321
Native American3200

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 82.61%.

Blythewood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,136$61,287$41,341
Graduate Degree$71,888$116,224$67,285
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$62,773$75,170$56,639
Some College$62,904$103,088$56,270

$62,773

Average Earnings

$75,170

Average Male

$56,639

Average Female

Blythewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blythewood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blythewood Language

86.5% of Blythewood residents speak only English, while 13.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.48% of the population.

Blythewood Language

Blythewood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,2951486.45%
Native3232100%
Hispanic331329.67%
Multiple2072110.14%
Black2,03730.15%

4.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.31%

Male Poverty Rate

3.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blythewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blythewood is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blythewood is Black, with 0.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.38%.

Blythewood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.91%
High School21.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%
Some College0%

Blythewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed12.5%
Male Employed2.14%
Female Employed1.85%

Blythewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blythewood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$131,576$157,455
Households$100,595$129,210
Married Families$148,604$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,881$59,864

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blythewood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

76.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Blythewood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blythewood 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 55-64.

Blythewood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blythewood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

637

Number of Veterans

534

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War413
First Gulf War387
Vietnam10
Korea0
World War II0

Blythewood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54331
55 to 64270
18 to 3426
65 to 7410
75+0

Blythewood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black30022.32%
White1899.76%
Hispanic13681.44%
Other Race9582.61%
Native American32100%
2+ Races2148.84%

Blythewood Veterans by Race

Blythewood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blythewood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Blythewood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blythewood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blythewood 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

36.91%

Born in Blythewood

91.27%

Native Born

8.73%

Foreign Born

2.8%

Non Citizen

5.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.27% of Blythewood residents were born in the United States, with 36.91% having been born in South Carolina. 2.8% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,0734685.44%
20288,6054685.75%
20278,1374676.09%
20267,6704686.5%
20257,2024686.95%
20246,7344677.45%
20236,2674367.48%
20225,8315059.48%
20215,3264629.5%
20204,86473017.66%
20194,1343689.77%
20183,76636910.86%
20173,39733010.76%
20163,06730611.08%
20152,76129411.92%
20142,4671838.01%
20132,2841185.45%
20122,166492.31%
20112,117612.97%
20102,05600%

Blythewood Population by Year