Burton, South Carolina Population 2020

8,199

Burton is a city located in South Carolina. Burton has a 2020 population of 8,199. Burton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 17.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,976 in 2010. Burton reached it's highest population of 8,199 in 2018.

The average household income in Burton is $59,358 with a poverty rate of 16.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $926 per month, and the median house value is $131,400. The median age in Burton is 29.3 years, 27.7 years for males, and 32.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males.

Burton Demographics

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

  • White: 51.85%
  • Black or African American: 45.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Burton, South Carolina is 8,199, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,199.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,976.

Burton, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,25151.85%
Black or African American3,70945.24%
Two or More Races891.09%
Asian861.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.78%

Burton Population Pyramid 2020

Burton Median Age

29.3


Total

27.7


Male

32.9


Female

Burton Adults

There are 6,157 adults, (1,034 of whom are seniors) in Burton.

Burton Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Burton Sex Ratio

Female

4,248

51.81%

Male

3,951

48.19%

Burton Households and Families

Burton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Burton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.4%29.6%
All48.9%51.1%
Male43.4%56.6%
Non Family40%60%
Female26%74%

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9412.7948.9
Non Family1,2111.1240
Married1,0673.6370.4
Female4974.7526
Male1663.6743.4

3.73

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade831.76%
9th to 12th Grade49510.51%
High School Graduate1,86539.61%
Some College1,12823.95%
Associates Degree3968.41%
Bachelors Degree48610.32%
Graduate Degree2565.44%

Burton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1362,051574
Black2,0231,666136
Hispanic420273
Asian8686
Multiple Races555532
Native American1313

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 multiple races people with a rate of 58.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,370$31,932$26,296
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,313$31,680$34,246
Some College$27,383$47,237$23,500
Bachelors Degree$40,197$$40,526
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,370

Average Earnings

$31,932

Average Male

$26,296

Average Female

Burton Language

Burton Language by Age

Burton Language

86.78% of Burton residents speak only English, while 13.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.10% of the population.

Burton Poverty

Burton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,6801,15931.49%
Hispanic1,02721120.55%
Native6464100.00%
White3,313611.84%

16.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.23%

Male Poverty Rate

20.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burton is White, with 1.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.45%
Some College14.83%
High School9.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.73%
Female Employed11.89%
Male Employed5.57%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Burton Income

Burton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,456$59,358
Families$64,457$68,339
Married Families$79,023-
Non Families$25,332$44,494

Burton Marital Status

Burton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Burton Married by Age and Sex

Burton 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 20-34.

Burton Marital Status by Race

Burton Veterans

952

Number of Veterans

834

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam505
First Gulf War264
Second Gulf War190
Korea61
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74312
55 to 64257
35 to 54204
18 to 3495
75+84
Name Veterans % of Total
White61918.71%
Black28811.42%
2 or More4581.82%
Hispanic315.18%

$Burton Veterans by Education

5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burton Employment Status

70%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Burton 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

48.40%

Born in South Carolina

93.29%

Native Born

6.71%

Foreign Born

5.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.29% of Burton residents were born in the United States, with 48.40% having been born in South Carolina. 5.60% 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
20208,1990.00%
20198,1990.00%
20188,199300.37%
20178,1695216.81%
20167,6481,38222.06%
20156,266931.51%
20146,173-1,192-16.18%
20137,3651,12518.03%
20126,240-102-1.61%
20116,342-634-9.09%
20106,9760.00%