Brookdale, South Carolina Population 2021

4,674
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Brookdale is a city located in South Carolina. Brookdale has a 2020 population of 4,674. Brookdale is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,873 in 2010. Brookdale reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Brookdale is $34,891 with a poverty rate of 35.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $77,000. The median age in Brookdale is 33.1 years, 26.8 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Brookdale Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 97.50%
  • White: 1.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brookdale, South Carolina is 4,674 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,674.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,873.

Brookdale, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,55797.50%
White801.71%
Two or More Races370.79%
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Brookdale Population by Race

Brookdale Population Pyramid $2021

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Brookdale Median Age

33.1


Total

26.8


Male

35.5


Female

Brookdale Adults

There are 3,386 adults, (788 of whom are seniors) in Brookdale.

Brookdale Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookdale Sex Ratio

Female

2,668

57.08%

Male

2,006

42.92%

Brookdale Population by Age

Brookdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brookdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37.2%62.8%
Non Family43%57%
All51.1%48.9%
Married83.8%16.2%
Male100%0%

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookdale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6932.751.1
Female6833.7337.2
Non Family5931.0743
Married3763.2583.8
Male414.12100

3.54

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Brookdale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1033.61%
9th to 12th Grade39713.92%
High School Graduate81228.48%
Some College52718.48%
Associates Degree49017.19%
Bachelors Degree38713.57%
Graduate Degree1354.74%
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Brookdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,7872,287509
White454513
Hispanic1919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.89%.

Brookdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,696$24,404$20,552
Less Than 9th Grade$7,167$$11,000
High School Graduate$16,906$19,861$14,145
Some College$26,860$29,737$23,958
Bachelors Degree$23,464$18,702$30,625
Graduate Degree$23,500$$

$22,696

Average Earnings

$24,404

Average Male

$20,552

Average Female

Brookdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookdale Language by Age

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Brookdale Language

99.00% of Brookdale residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Brookdale Language

Brookdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,4561,62836.54%
White45613.33%

35.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.35%

Male Poverty Rate

36.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookdale is Black, with 36.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookdale is White, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.73%.

Brookdale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.40%
High School31.65%
Some College21.34%
Bachelors or Greater9.58%

Brookdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.41%
Female Employed20.75%
Male Unemployed14.52%
Male Employed11.68%

Brookdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,830$34,891
Families$30,729$41,762
Married Families$55,500-
Non Families$15,970$20,364
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Income by Household Type

Brookdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.4%

Male Marriage Rate

19.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookdale Married by Age and Sex

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Brookdale 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 35-44.

Brookdale Marital Status by Race

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Brookdale Marital Status

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136

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam47
First Gulf War26
Korea22
World War II
Second Gulf War

Brookdale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7447
55 to 6440
75+38
35 to 5411
18 to 34

Brookdale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1233.74%
White1320.31%

Brookdale Veterans by Race

Brookdale Veterans by Education

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5.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookdale Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

16.8%

Unemployment Rate

Brookdale Employment by Age

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Brookdale Employment by Race

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Brookdale 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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84.51%

Born in Brookdale

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Brookdale residents were born in the United States, with 84.51% having been born in South Carolina. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brookdale Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,6740.00%
20204,6740.00%
20194,674861.87%
20184,588-120-2.55%
20174,70853412.79%
20164,174-115-2.68%
20154,289180.42%
20144,271431.02%
20134,228-322-7.08%
20124,5503448.18%
20114,206-667-13.69%
20104,8730.00%

Brookdale Population by Year