Edgefield, South Carolina Population 2021

4,848
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Edgefield is a city located in Edgefield County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,848, it is the 67th largest city in South Carolina and the 4850th largest city in the United States . Edgefield is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 2.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,750 in 2010. Edgefield reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Edgefield has a population density of 1,155 people per square mile.

The average household income in Edgefield is $35,487 with a poverty rate of 30.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $561 per month, and the median house value is $97,400. The median age in Edgefield is 44.9 years, 42.9 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Edgefield Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 53.43%
  • White: 38.95%
  • Other race: 4.12%
  • Native American: 1.61%
  • Two or more races: 1.38%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Edgefield, South Carolina is 4,848 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,810.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,750.

Edgefield, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,55453.43%
White1,86238.95%
Some Other Race1974.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native771.61%
Two or More Races661.38%
Asian240.50%
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Edgefield Population by Race

Edgefield Population Pyramid $2021

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Edgefield Median Age

44.9


Total

42.9


Male

51.3


Female

Edgefield Adults

There are 4,393 adults, (897 of whom are seniors) in Edgefield.

Edgefield Age Dependency

36.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgefield Sex Ratio

Female

1,540

32.22%

Male

3,240

67.78%

Edgefield Population by Age

Edgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Edgefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female39.2%60.8%
Non Family40.5%59.5%
All51.1%48.9%
Male54.5%45.5%
Married76.4%23.6%

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edgefield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2482.2651.1
Non Family5551.0740.5
Married3393.0676.4
Female2553.0539.2
Male994.2154.5

3.2

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Edgefield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3739.39%
9th to 12th Grade56014.10%
High School Graduate1,60440.37%
Some College80420.24%
Associates Degree1954.91%
Bachelors Degree2295.76%
Graduate Degree2085.24%
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Edgefield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edgefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,0561,427139
White1,4251,262267
Hispanic38728026
Other Race16712612
Native American7751
2+ Races5353
Asian2455

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 asian people with a rate of 20.83%.

Edgefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,922$20,091$19,816
Less Than 9th Grade$19,485$23,304$18,162
High School Graduate$16,364$$17,029
Some College$23,542$21,442$27,422
Bachelors Degree$28,264$29,375$26,167
Graduate Degree$42,875$$43,214

$19,922

Average Earnings

$20,091

Average Male

$19,816

Average Female

Edgefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edgefield Language by Age

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Edgefield Language

87.70% of Edgefield residents speak only English, while 12.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.25% of the population.

Edgefield Language

Edgefield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,61763339.15%
White1,07621019.52%
Hispanic1122925.89%
Other1122925.89%

30.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.07%

Male Poverty Rate

25.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgefield is Black, with 39.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgefield is White, with 19.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.41%.

Edgefield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College35.34%
High School25.30%
Less Than 9th Grade17.67%
Bachelors or Greater7.38%

Edgefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.80%
Female Unemployed22.73%
Male Employed22.47%
Female Employed18.21%

Edgefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edgefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,619$35,487
Families$44,295$46,169
Married Families$47,614-
Non Families$14,399$21,735
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Income by Household Type

Edgefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.9%

Male Marriage Rate

23.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgefield Married by Age and Sex

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Edgefield 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.

Edgefield Marital Status by Race

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Edgefield Marital Status

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395

Number of Veterans

374

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War154
Vietnam120
Second Gulf War103
World War II20
Korea5

Edgefield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54153
65 to 74112
75+56
18 to 3442
55 to 6432

Edgefield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White23613.55%
Black1335.72%
Other Race148.38%
Hispanic133.14%
2+ Races1222.64%

Edgefield Veterans by Race

Edgefield Veterans by Education

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32.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgefield Veterans by Education

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26.9%

Labor Force Participation

23.4%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Edgefield Employment by Age

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Edgefield Employment by Race

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Edgefield 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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49.04%

Born in Edgefield

93.10%

Native Born

6.90%

Foreign Born

5.38%

Non Citizen

1.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.10% of Edgefield residents were born in the United States, with 49.04% having been born in South Carolina. 5.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Edgefield Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,848190.39%
20204,829190.40%
20194,810190.40%
20184,79190.19%
20174,782310.65%
20164,75130.06%
20154,748400.85%
20144,708-2-0.04%
20134,71040.08%
20124,706-37-0.78%
20114,743-11-0.23%
20104,7543050.67%
20004,4491,8865.67%
19902,563-150-0.57%
19802,713-37-0.14%
19702,750-126-0.45%
19602,8763581.34%
19502,5180.00%

Edgefield Population by Year