Coward, South Carolina Population 2020

766

Coward is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 766, it is the 170th largest city in South Carolina and the 11481st largest city in the United States. Coward is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 752 in 2010. Coward reached it's highest population of 767 in 2014. Spanning over 4 miles, Coward has a population density of 217 people per square mile.

The average household income in Coward is $45,102 with a poverty rate of 29.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $577 per month, and the median house value is $79,400. The median age in Coward is 39.3 years, 37.1 years for males, and 44.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.6 males.

Coward Demographics

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

  • White: 82.56%
  • Black or African American: 14.21%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • 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 766, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 766.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 752.

Coward, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58782.56%
Black or African American10114.21%
Two or More Races233.23%

Coward Population Pyramid 2020

Coward Median Age

39.3


Total

37.1


Male

44.2


Female

Coward Adults

There are 538 adults, (128 of whom are seniors) in Coward.

Coward Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Coward Sex Ratio

Female

351

49.37%

Male

360

50.63%

Coward Households and Families

Coward Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Coward Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.2%5.8%
Male85.7%14.3%
Female83.3%16.7%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family52.6%47.4%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2842.574.6
Non Family1141.2152.6
Married863.394.2
Female423.483.3
Male423.4885.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

9.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Coward Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6714.02%
9th to 12th Grade6413.39%
High School Graduate22046.03%
Some College5711.92%
Associates Degree306.28%
Bachelors Degree326.69%
Graduate Degree81.67%

Coward Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White37928822
Black494218
Hispanic429
Multiple Races88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 36.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,167$36,071$32,917
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$28,333$$28,167
Some College$36,346$36,250$36,458
Bachelors Degree$54,063$$54,583
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,167

Average Earnings

$36,071

Average Male

$32,917

Average Female

Coward Language

Coward Language by Age

Coward Language

88.97% of Coward residents speak only English, while 11.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.03% of the population.

Coward Poverty

Coward Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48511223.09%
Hispanic956871.58%
Multiple232191.30%
Black10176.93%

29.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.44%

Male Poverty Rate

27.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coward

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coward is Multiple, with 91.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coward is Black, with 6.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.20%
High School15.00%
Some College13.79%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed9.92%
Female Employed4.67%

Coward Income

Coward Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,000$45,102
Families$45,500$51,858
Married Families$48,750-
Non Families$23,571$30,227

Coward Marital Status

Coward Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Coward Married by Age and Sex

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 Over 65.

Coward Marital Status by Race

Coward Veterans

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War2
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Coward Veterans by Education

5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coward Employment Status

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Coward 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

86.78%

Born in South Carolina

93.39%

Native Born

6.61%

Foreign Born

4.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.39% of Coward residents were born in the United States, with 86.78% having been born in South Carolina. 4.64% 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
20207660.00%
20197660.00%
201876610.13%
20177650.00%
2016765-1-0.13%
2015766-1-0.13%
201476760.79%
2013761-1-0.13%
201276240.53%
201175830.40%
20107550.00%