Clemson University, South Carolina Population 2024

7,105

Clemson University is a city located in Anderson County, Oconee County, and Pickens County South Carolina. Clemson University has a 2024 population of 7,105. Clemson University is currently growing at a rate of 6.67% annually and its population has increased by 33.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,329 in 2020.

The average household income in Clemson University is -$1000.00 Mn with a poverty rate of 73.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clemson University is 19.3 years, 19.4 years for males, and 19.1 years for females.

Clemson University Demographics

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

  • White: 85.12%
  • Black or African American: 10.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.72%
  • Other race: 1.56%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,356.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
33.33% (1,776)
The current population of Clemson University, South Carolina is 7,105 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,329.

Clemson University, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,29285.12%
Black or African American66610.71%
Two or more races1071.72%
Other race971.56%
Asian550.88%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clemson University Population by Race

Clemson University Population Pyramid 2024

Clemson University Median Age

19.3

Total

19.4

Male

19.1

Female

Clemson University Adults

There are 6,152 adults, (0 of whom are seniors) in Clemson University.

Clemson University Age Dependency

1.1

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

1.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clemson University Sex Ratio

Female3,21951.78%
Male2,99848.22%

Clemson University Population by Age

Clemson University Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All331.970100
Non Family331.970100
Married0000
Male0000
Female0000

0

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clemson University Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade3560.34%
High School Graduate00%
Some College23.45%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree35.17%
Graduate Degree1831.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clemson University Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clemson University Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black3611
White222220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 90.91%.

Clemson University Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$0$0$23,456
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$115,769$116,154$0

$0

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$23,456

Average Female

Clemson University Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clemson University Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clemson University Language

96.57% of Clemson University residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Clemson University Language

Clemson University Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black442761.36%
White1212100%
Multiple99100%

73.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

100%

Male Poverty Rate

51.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clemson University

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clemson University is White, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clemson University is Black, with 61.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 100%.

Clemson University Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.43%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Clemson University Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed51.43%
Female Unemployed0%

Clemson University Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clemson University Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households-$-999,999,999
Families--
Married Families--
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clemson University Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

0.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

0.4%

Male Marriage Rate

0.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Clemson University Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clemson University Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clemson University Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clemson University Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Clemson University Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Clemson University Veterans by Age

count

Clemson University Veterans by Race

Clemson University Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clemson University Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

26.7%

Labor Force Participation

22.2%

Employment Rate

16.8%

Unemployment Rate

Clemson University Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clemson University Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clemson University 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

50.83%

Born in Clemson University

99.68%

Native Born

0.32%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.68% of Clemson University residents were born in the United States, with 50.83% having been born in South Carolina. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clemson University Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,1054446.67%
20236,6614447.14%
20226,21780814.94%
20215,409801.5%
20205,32900%

Clemson University Population by Year