Cameron, South Carolina Population 2024

369

Cameron is a city located in Calhoun County and Orangeburg County South Carolina. Cameron has a 2024 population of 369. Cameron is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -1.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 375 in 2020.

The average household income in Cameron is $80,281 with a poverty rate of 15.02%. The median age in Cameron is 49 years: 53.5 years for males, and 48.7 years for females.

Cameron Demographics

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

  • White: 80.25%
  • Black or African American: 16.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.88%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
118.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.6% (-6)
The current population of Cameron, South Carolina is 369 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 375.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39080.25%
Black or African American8216.87%
Two or more races142.88%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cameron Population by Race

Cameron Population Pyramid 2024

Cameron Median Age

49

Total

53.5

Male

48.7

Female

Cameron Adults

There are 356 adults, (97 of whom are seniors) in Cameron.

Cameron Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cameron Sex Ratio

Female29260.08%
Male19439.92%

Cameron Population by Age

Cameron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1812.6487.812.2
Married934.0296.83.2
Non Family811.067921
Female72.4371.428.6
Male0000

3.91

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

87.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cameron Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade72.15%
Associates Degree7021.54%
Bachelors Degree4413.54%
Graduate Degree319.54%
High School Graduate9629.54%
Less Than 9th Grade30.92%
Some College7422.77%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cameron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cameron Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White25424864
Black646011
2+ Races770
Hispanic550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.2%.

Cameron Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$67,083$0$75,000
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$34,219$55,625$31,813
Some College$0$55,625$31,827

$34,219

Average Earnings

$55,625

Average Male

$31,813

Average Female

Cameron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cameron Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cameron Language

98.92% of Cameron residents speak only English, while 1.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Cameron Language

Cameron Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black823643.9%
White390307.69%
Multiple14750%

15.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.74%

Male Poverty Rate

8.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cameron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cameron is Multiple, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cameron is White, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.29%.

Cameron Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School20.83%
Some College15.97%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%

Cameron Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed53.85%
Female Employed6.06%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cameron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cameron Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$96,591$116,542
Households$64,821$80,281
Married Families$96,761$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,639$35,515

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cameron Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cameron Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cameron 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.

Cameron Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cameron Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War12
Vietnam11
Second Gulf War6
Korea0
World War II0

Cameron Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7416
35 to 5412
75+4
55 to 643
18 to 340

Cameron Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White238.61%
Black1214.63%

Cameron Veterans by Race

Cameron Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cameron Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cameron Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cameron Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cameron 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

79.22%

Born in Cameron

99.59%

Native Born

0.41%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.59% of Cameron residents were born in the United States, with 79.22% having been born in South Carolina. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cameron Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029363-1-0.27%
2028364-1-0.27%
2027365-2-0.54%
2026367-1-0.27%
2025368-1-0.27%
2024369-2-0.54%
2023371-2-0.54%
2022373-1-0.27%
2021374-1-0.27%
2020375-21-5.3%
2019396-3-0.75%
2018399-5-1.24%
2017404-3-0.74%
2016407-2-0.49%
2015409-2-0.49%
2014411-5-1.2%
201341610.24%
2012415-7-1.66%
201142210.24%
201042100%

Cameron Population by Year