Cameron, South Carolina Population 2020

397

Cameron is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 397, it is the 205th largest city in South Carolina and the 14298th largest city in the United States. Cameron is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -6.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 424 in 2010. Cameron reached it's highest population of 421 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Cameron has a population density of 127 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cameron is $59,526 with a poverty rate of 25.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $768 per month, and the median house value is $128,600. The median age in Cameron is 57.7 years, 52.8 years for males, and 61.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.8 males.

Cameron Demographics

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

  • White: 65.14%
  • Black or African American: 34.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Cameron, South Carolina is 397, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 399.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 424.

Cameron, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27165.14%
Black or African American14534.86%

Cameron Population Pyramid 2020

Cameron Median Age

57.7


Total

52.8


Male

61.7


Female

Cameron Adults

There are 339 adults, (177 of whom are seniors) in Cameron.

Cameron Age Dependency

156.8

Age Dependency Ratio

109.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cameron Sex Ratio

Female

234

56.25%

Male

182

43.75%

Cameron Households and Families

Cameron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cameron Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married94.7%5.3%
All88.4%11.6%
Non Family79.3%20.7%

88.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1812.2788.4
Non Family821.0979.3
Married763.4194.7
Female192.84100
Male42100

3.19

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

1.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cameron Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade103.12%
9th to 12th Grade123.74%
High School Graduate9529.60%
Some College6219.31%
Associates Degree4313.40%
Bachelors Degree7423.05%
Graduate Degree257.79%

Cameron Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21420683
Black1039116
Hispanic42

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,125$45,357$24,375
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$15,625$14,375$
Some College$$46,750$
Bachelors Degree$40,000$$
Graduate Degree$63,750$57,500$70,625

$28,125

Average Earnings

$45,357

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Cameron Language

Cameron Language by Age

Cameron Language

98.53% of Cameron residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.98% of the population.

Cameron Poverty

Cameron Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1455638.62%
White2675018.73%

25.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.42%

Male Poverty Rate

20.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cameron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cameron is Black, with 38.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cameron is White, with 18.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.50%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater28.28%
High School21.05%
Some College16.19%
Less Than High School4.55%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed8.77%
Male Employed4.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Cameron Income

Cameron Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,179$59,526
Families$63,393$63,777
Married Families$71,250-
Non Families$20,000$52,911

Cameron Marital Status

Cameron Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cameron Married by Age and Sex

Cameron 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 45-54.

Cameron Marital Status by Race

Cameron Veterans

44

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
First Gulf War6
Korea3
World War II2
Second Gulf War2

$Cameron Veterans by Education

36.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cameron Employment Status

38.2%

Labor Force Participation

33.9%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cameron 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

75.72%

Born in South Carolina

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.04% of Cameron residents were born in the United States, with 75.72% having been born in South Carolina. 0.96% 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
2020397-1-0.25%
2019398-1-0.25%
2018399-6-1.48%
2017405-1-0.25%
2016406-4-0.98%
2015410-1-0.24%
2014411-5-1.20%
201341620.48%
2012414-6-1.43%
2011420-1-0.24%
20104210.00%