Denmark, South Carolina Population 2021

2,832
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Denmark is a city located in Bamberg County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,832, it is the 92nd largest city in South Carolina and the 6416th largest city in the United States . Denmark is currently declining at a rate of -1.77% annually and its population has decreased by -19.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,538 in 2010. Denmark reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Denmark has a population density of 738 people per square mile.

The average household income in Denmark is $36,763 with a poverty rate of 20.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $58,900. The median age in Denmark is 29.8 years, 25 years for males, and 30.2 years for females.

Denmark Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 90.70%
  • White: 8.60%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Denmark, South Carolina is 2,832 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,934.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,538.

Denmark, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,71090.70%
White2578.60%
Two or More Races170.57%
Asian40.13%
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Denmark Population by Race

Denmark Population Pyramid $2021

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Denmark Median Age

29.8


Total

25


Male

30.2


Female

Denmark Adults

There are 2,550 adults, (474 of whom are seniors) in Denmark.

Denmark Age Dependency

43.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Denmark Sex Ratio

Female

1,706

57.10%

Male

1,282

42.90%

Denmark Population by Age

Denmark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Denmark Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Non Family35.9%64.1%
All43.2%56.8%
Female45.2%54.8%
Married67.2%32.8%

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Denmark Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9722.6443.2
Non Family4541.2635.9
Female2833.3145.2
Married1924.4467.2
Male434.70

3.71

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Denmark Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1176.78%
9th to 12th Grade20111.65%
High School Graduate48628.16%
Some College28916.74%
Associates Degree30017.38%
Bachelors Degree19511.30%
Graduate Degree1388.00%
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Denmark Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Denmark Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,5991,300270
White1179863
2+ Races1010

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 white people with a rate of 53.85%.

Denmark Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,440$21,559$30,229
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,231$20,741$11,429
Some College$29,087$$28,077
Bachelors Degree$36,632$$36,632
Graduate Degree$46,052$$

$27,440

Average Earnings

$21,559

Average Male

$30,229

Average Female

Denmark Earnings by Educational Attainment

Denmark Language by Age

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Denmark Language

98.16% of Denmark residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Denmark Language

Denmark Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,45449920.33%
White1493020.13%
Multiple1010100.00%

20.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.29%

Male Poverty Rate

18.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denmark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denmark is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denmark is White, with 20.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.71%.

Denmark Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School34.77%
Less Than 9th Grade18.24%
Some College12.90%
Bachelors or Greater4.50%

Denmark Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed51.61%
Male Employed13.31%
Female Employed7.09%

Denmark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Denmark Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,591$36,763
Families$40,985$45,162
Married Families$57,200-
Non Families$22,234$27,179
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Income by Household Type

Denmark Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

17.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.2%

Male Marriage Rate

14.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Denmark Married by Age and Sex

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Denmark 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.

Denmark Marital Status by Race

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Denmark Marital Status

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181

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam78
First Gulf War36
World War II12
Second Gulf War6
Korea

Denmark Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7478
55 to 6449
35 to 5436
75+12
18 to 346

Denmark Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1476.40%
White2410.34%
2+ Races1058.82%

Denmark Veterans by Race

Denmark Veterans by Education

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5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denmark Veterans by Education

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41.2%

Labor Force Participation

38.4%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Denmark Employment by Age

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Denmark Employment by Race

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Denmark 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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68.98%

Born in Denmark

85.41%

Native Born

14.59%

Foreign Born

6.79%

Non Citizen

7.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.41% of Denmark residents were born in the United States, with 68.98% having been born in South Carolina. 6.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Denmark Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,832-51-1.77%
20202,883-51-1.74%
20192,934-51-1.71%
20182,985-31-1.03%
20173,016341.14%
20162,982-70-2.29%
20153,052-232-7.06%
20143,284-86-2.55%
20133,370-21-0.62%
20123,391-61-1.77%
20113,452-62-1.76%
20103,5141860.55%
20003,328-434-1.22%
19903,762-672-1.63%
19804,4348632.19%
19703,5713501.04%
19603,2214071.36%
19502,8140.00%

Denmark Population by Year