Blythewood, South Carolina Population 2020

4,446

Blythewood is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,446, it is the 71st largest city in South Carolina and the 5096th largest city in the United States. Blythewood is currently growing at a rate of 8.12% annually and its population has increased by 118.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,034 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Blythewood has a population density of 418 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blythewood is $115,373 with a poverty rate of 1.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,697 per month, and the median house value is $273,300. The median age in Blythewood is 39.3 years, 33.2 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Blythewood Demographics

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

  • White: 55.27%
  • Black or African American: 40.76%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blythewood, South Carolina is 4,446, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,778.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,034.

Blythewood, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,74055.27%
Black or African American1,28340.76%
Two or More Races712.26%
Asian300.95%
Some Other Race160.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.25%

Blythewood Population Pyramid 2020

Blythewood Median Age

39.3


Total

33.2


Male

40.8


Female

Blythewood Adults

There are 2,306 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in Blythewood.

Blythewood Age Dependency

53.4

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Blythewood Sex Ratio

Female

1,617

51.37%

Male

1,531

48.63%

Blythewood Households and Families

Blythewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blythewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.7%3.3%
All93.3%6.7%
Non Family89.7%10.3%
Female85.9%14.1%
Male81.3%18.7%

93.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9963.1693.3
Married6703.2996.7
Female1353.6585.9
Non Family1161.2789.7
Male754.0181.3

3.35

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blythewood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.65%
9th to 12th Grade633.17%
High School Graduate38919.57%
Some College31415.79%
Associates Degree1678.40%
Bachelors Degree58429.38%
Graduate Degree45823.04%

Blythewood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2321,184619
Black693672391
Asian24176
Hispanic212116
Other Race161616
Multiple Races101010
Native American88

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,172$62,778$43,897
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,848$$24,167
Some College$42,303$52,031$26,944
Bachelors Degree$51,908$89,342$49,659
Graduate Degree$77,031$84,318$68,177

$51,172

Average Earnings

$62,778

Average Male

$43,897

Average Female

Blythewood Language

Blythewood Language by Age

Blythewood Language

95.44% of Blythewood residents speak only English, while 4.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Blythewood Poverty

Blythewood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,724321.86%
Black1,283131.01%

1.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.78%

Male Poverty Rate

2.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blythewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blythewood is White, with 1.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blythewood is Black, with 1.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.22%.

Name Poverty
High School3.34%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%
Some College0.83%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed1.63%
Male Employed0.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Blythewood Income

Blythewood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$90,444$115,373
Families$89,615$120,280
Married Families$115,625-
Non Families$72,857$66,840

Blythewood Marital Status

Blythewood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Blythewood Married by Age and Sex

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

Blythewood Veterans

275

Number of Veterans

232

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War126
Second Gulf War120
Vietnam39
Korea7
World War II5
Name Veterans % of Total
White13510.12%
Black12413.81%
Hispanic1659.26%
Other16100.00%

$Blythewood Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blythewood Employment Status

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Blythewood 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

54.57%

Born in South Carolina

95.74%

Native Born

4.26%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.74% of Blythewood residents were born in the United States, with 54.57% having been born in South Carolina. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,4463348.12%
20194,1123348.84%
20183,77836310.63%
20173,41533410.84%
20163,08130410.95%
20152,77729611.93%
20142,4811827.92%
20132,2991155.27%
20122,184522.44%
20112,132602.90%
20102,0720.00%