Coward, South Carolina Population 2021

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Coward is a city located in Florence County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 775, it is the 170th largest city in South Carolina and the 11426th largest city in the United States . Coward is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 3.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 752 in 2010. Coward reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Coward has a population density of 219 people per square mile.

The average household income in Coward is $42,189 with a poverty rate of 29.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $621 per month, and the median house value is $79,600. The median age in Coward is 39.9 years, 36.4 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

Coward Demographics

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

  • White: 83.61%
  • Black or African American: 13.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Coward, South Carolina is 775 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 771.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 752.

Coward, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56183.61%
Black or African American8813.11%
Two or More Races223.28%
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Coward Population by Race

Coward Population Pyramid $2021

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Coward Median Age

39.9


Total

36.4


Male

47.3


Female

Coward Adults

There are 498 adults, (132 of whom are seniors) in Coward.

Coward Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Coward Sex Ratio

Female

346

51.56%

Male

325

48.44%

Coward Population by Age

Coward Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Coward Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Male69.8%30.2%
All71.5%28.5%
Female78%22%
Married95.5%4.5%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Coward Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2882.3371.5
Non Family1161.2451.7
Married882.8195.5
Male433.4769.8
Female413.278

2.88

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Coward Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4610.18%
9th to 12th Grade6313.94%
High School Graduate19743.58%
Some College5011.06%
Associates Degree6013.27%
Bachelors Degree296.42%
Graduate Degree71.55%
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Coward Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coward Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White37929121
Black423615
Hispanic227
2+ Races99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 35.71%.

Coward Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,250$39,219$34,375
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$29,688$40,625$28,542
Some College$37,647$38,542$36,250
Bachelors Degree$54,250$$56,000
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,250

Average Earnings

$39,219

Average Male

$34,375

Average Female

Coward Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coward Language by Age

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Coward Language

91.94% of Coward residents speak only English, while 8.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.06% of the population.

Coward Language

Coward Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48613026.75%
Hispanic654163.08%
Multiple222090.91%
Black8866.82%

29.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.11%

Male Poverty Rate

28.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coward

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coward is Multiple, with 90.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coward is Black, with 6.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.05%.

Coward Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.13%
Some College21.82%
High School15.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.56%

Coward Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed11.40%
Female Employed5.15%

Coward Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coward Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,462$42,189
Families$42,885$48,336
Married Families$44,808-
Non Families$22,778$28,753
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Income by Household Type

Coward Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Coward Married by Age and Sex

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Coward 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 35-44.

Coward Marital Status by Race

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Coward Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam18
First Gulf War6
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Coward Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7425
35 to 546
55 to 644
75+2
18 to 34

Coward Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White337.64%
Black47.02%

Coward Veterans by Race

Coward Veterans by Education

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24.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coward Veterans by Education

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52.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Coward Employment by Age

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Coward Employment by Race

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Coward 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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88.08%

Born in Coward

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Coward residents were born in the United States, with 88.08% having been born in South Carolina. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Coward Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202177520.26%
202077320.26%
201977120.26%
201876920.26%
20177670.00%
20167670.00%
201576710.13%
201476630.39%
201376310.13%
201276220.26%
201176050.66%
20107550.00%

Coward Population by Year