Coward, South Carolina Population 2024

745

Coward is a city located in Florence County South Carolina. Coward has a 2024 population of 745. Coward is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 743 in 2020.

The average household income in Coward is $60,942 with a poverty rate of 28.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Coward is 44 years, 42.9 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Coward Demographics

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

  • White: 79.58%
  • Black or African American: 16.02%
  • Other race: 3.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
211.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.27% (2)
The current population of Coward, South Carolina is 745 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 743.

Coward, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45279.58%
Black or African American9116.02%
Other race193.35%
Two or more races61.06%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Coward Population by Race

Coward Population Pyramid 2024

Coward Median Age

44

Total

42.9

Male

44.6

Female

Coward Adults

There are 451 adults, (125 of whom are seniors) in Coward.

Coward Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Coward Sex Ratio

Female30253.17%
Male26646.83%

Coward Population by Age

Coward Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2472.365.234.8
Married993.2984.815.2
Non Family931.0940.959.1
Male322.2871.928.1
Female232.9669.630.4

2.9

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Coward Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4912.5%
Associates Degree5113.01%
Bachelors Degree4210.71%
Graduate Degree61.53%
High School Graduate17845.41%
Less Than 9th Grade256.38%
Some College4110.46%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Coward Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coward Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White32627335
Black53327
Hispanic13136
Other Race770
2+ Races666

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Coward Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,667$0$67,667
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$45,893$51,250$43,194
Less Than 9th Grade$47,917$70,139$42,500
Overall$47,143$51,250$44,118
Some College$0$0$0

$47,143

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$44,118

Average Female

Coward Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coward Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Coward Language

97.65% of Coward residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Coward Language

Coward Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4529420.8%
Black914953.85%
Other1919100%
Hispanic251976%

28.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.57%

Male Poverty Rate

28.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coward

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coward is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coward is White, with 20.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.12%.

Coward Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School34.27%
Less Than 9th Grade33.78%
Some College20.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%

Coward Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40%
Female Employed19.64%
Male Employed12.6%
Female Unemployed0%

Coward Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coward Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$67,000$77,423
Households$47,813$60,942
Married Families$68,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,250$32,720

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Coward Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Coward Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Coward Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

31

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam22
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War2
Korea2
World War II0

Coward Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7417
35 to 549
75+5
18 to 340
55 to 640

Coward Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White256.78%
Black68.7%

Coward Veterans by Race

Coward Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coward Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Coward Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Coward Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Coward 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

86.27%

Born in Coward

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Coward residents were born in the United States, with 86.27% having been born in South Carolina. 1.23% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202974700%
202874710.13%
202774600%
202674610.13%
202574500%
202474510.13%
202374400%
202274420.27%
2021742-1-0.13%
2020743-26-3.38%
201976910.13%
201876810.13%
201776720.26%
2016765-2-0.26%
201576700%
201476740.52%
201376310.13%
201276220.26%
201176050.66%
201075500%

Coward Population by Year