Denmark, South Carolina Population 2020

3,048

Denmark is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,048, it is the 88th largest city in South Carolina and the 6197th largest city in the United States. Denmark is currently growing at a rate of 1.06% annually but its population has decreased by -13.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,538 in 2010. Denmark reached it's highest population of 4,434 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Denmark has a population density of 795 people per square mile.

The average household income in Denmark is $34,097 with a poverty rate of 35.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $665 per month, and the median house value is $55,000. The median age in Denmark is 29.6 years, 24.6 years for males, and 31.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males.

Denmark Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 88.37%
  • White: 10.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Denmark, South Carolina is 3,048, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,984.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,538.

Denmark, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,70688.37%
White32810.71%
Two or More Races250.82%
Asian30.10%

Denmark Population Pyramid 2020

Denmark Median Age

29.6


Total

24.6


Male

31.5


Female

Denmark Adults

There are 2,613 adults, (645 of whom are seniors) in Denmark.

Denmark Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Denmark Sex Ratio

Female

1,603

52.35%

Male

1,459

47.65%

Denmark Households and Families

Denmark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Denmark Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All47.4%52.6%
Non Family41.4%58.6%
Female36.7%63.3%
Male0%100%

47.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0722.4447.4
Non Family4181.3341.4
Female3083.1636.7
Married2223.24100
Male1242.940

2.87

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

9.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Denmark Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1075.96%
9th to 12th Grade20611.48%
High School Graduate48426.98%
Some College29316.33%
Associates Degree41723.24%
Bachelors Degree19210.70%
Graduate Degree955.30%

Denmark Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,5771,299185
White198163102
Multiple Races1919

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 white people with a rate of 51.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,408$19,375$27,007
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$17,969$19,635$
Some College$27,866$$28,323
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,408

Average Earnings

$19,375

Average Male

$27,007

Average Female

Denmark Language

Denmark Language by Age

Denmark Language

97.36% of Denmark residents speak only English, while 2.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Denmark Poverty

Denmark Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,42388736.61%
White2062110.19%
Multiple1919100.00%

35.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.22%

Male Poverty Rate

28.71%

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 10.19% 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 55.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.10%.

Name Poverty
High School31.61%
Less Than High School28.12%
Some College19.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.23%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed65.71%
Male Employed39.46%
Female Employed18.79%

Denmark Income

Denmark Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,250$34,097
Families$22,028$37,107
Married Families$51,761-
Non Families$30,229$29,297

Denmark Marital Status

Denmark Marital Status

Marriage Rates

19.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.3%

Male Marriage Rate

13.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Denmark Married by Age and Sex

Denmark 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.

Denmark Marital Status by Race

Denmark Veterans

259

Number of Veterans

254

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam152
First Gulf War59
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea

$Denmark Veterans by Education

7.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denmark Employment Status

45.1%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Denmark 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

79.36%

Born in South Carolina

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.01% of Denmark residents were born in the United States, with 79.36% having been born in South Carolina. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,048321.06%
20193,016321.07%
20182,984-27-0.90%
20173,011321.07%
20162,979-72-2.36%
20153,051-230-7.01%
20143,281-88-2.61%
20133,369-20-0.59%
20123,389-63-1.83%
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%