Dentsville, South Carolina Population 2020

14,887

Dentsville is a city located in South Carolina. Dentsville has a 2020 population of 14,887. Dentsville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,062 in 2010. Dentsville reached it's highest population of 14,887 in 2018.

The average household income in Dentsville is $48,283 with a poverty rate of 19.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $930 per month, and the median house value is $113,600. The median age in Dentsville is 34.1 years, 30 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.3 males.

Dentsville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.53%
  • White: 19.18%
  • Asian: 5.27%
  • Two or more races: 1.67%
  • Other race: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dentsville, South Carolina is 14,887, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,887.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,062.

Dentsville, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,79872.53%
White2,85519.18%
Asian7845.27%
Two or More Races2491.67%
Some Other Race2011.35%

Dentsville Population Pyramid 2020

Dentsville Median Age

34.1


Total

30


Male

36.1


Female

Dentsville Adults

There are 11,367 adults, (1,766 of whom are seniors) in Dentsville.

Dentsville Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dentsville Sex Ratio

Female

8,443

56.71%

Male

6,444

43.29%

Dentsville Households and Families

Dentsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dentsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.7%43.3%
All32.2%67.8%
Non Family27.9%72.1%
Female21%79%
Male13.1%86.9%

32.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2922.3432.2
Non Family2,7641.2127.9
Female1,6773.3221
Married1,5163.1756.7
Male3352.913.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dentsville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2542.71%
9th to 12th Grade8098.63%
High School Graduate2,50026.67%
Some College2,72529.07%
Associates Degree9099.70%
Bachelors Degree1,33814.28%
Graduate Degree8388.94%

Dentsville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6,4445,7451,255
White2,0151,831553
Asian517446294
Hispanic42928395
Other Race1278945
Multiple Races10410411

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 asian people with a rate of 56.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,981$32,978$29,022
Less Than High School$18,456$25,938$14,432
High School Grad$25,260$30,205$20,523
Some College$32,215$35,422$30,921
Bachelors Degree$31,605$41,607$31,283
Graduate Degree$52,232$73,533$38,333

$30,981

Average Earnings

$32,978

Average Male

$29,022

Average Female

Dentsville Language

Dentsville Language by Age

Dentsville Language

91.00% of Dentsville residents speak only English, while 9.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Dentsville Poverty

Dentsville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,6622,26821.27%
White2,41727511.38%
Hispanic75520126.62%
Asian78411714.92%
Other20110853.73%
Multiple2497831.33%

19.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.05%

Male Poverty Rate

21.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dentsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dentsville is Other, with 53.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dentsville is White, with 11.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.53%
High School15.40%
Some College12.88%
Bachelors or Greater10.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.41%
Male Unemployed27.07%
Female Employed12.60%
Male Employed8.08%

Dentsville Income

Dentsville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,140$48,283
Families$41,509$53,926
Married Families$65,709-
Non Families$31,500$38,565

Dentsville Marital Status

Dentsville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

24.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Dentsville Married by Age and Sex

Dentsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dentsville Marital Status by Race

Dentsville Veterans

1,074

Number of Veterans

808

Male Veterans

266

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War416
Vietnam321
First Gulf War174
Korea75
World War II8

$Dentsville Veterans by Education

4.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dentsville Employment Status

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dentsville 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

65.80%

Born in South Carolina

93.26%

Native Born

6.74%

Foreign Born

3.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.26% of Dentsville residents were born in the United States, with 65.80% having been born in South Carolina. 3.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,8870.00%
201914,8870.00%
201814,8876834.81%
201714,204120.08%
201614,192410.29%
201514,151290.21%
201414,122180.13%
201314,104630.45%
201214,0416044.50%
201113,437-625-4.44%
201014,0620.00%