Edgefield, South Carolina Population 2020

4,813

Edgefield is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,813, it is the 66th largest city in South Carolina and the 4861st largest city in the United States. Edgefield is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,750 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Edgefield has a population density of 1,147 people per square mile.

The average household income in Edgefield is $33,850 with a poverty rate of 28.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $540 per month, and the median house value is $100,200. The median age in Edgefield is 44.2 years, 41.6 years for males, and 49.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 206.9 males.

Edgefield Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 56.71%
  • White: 36.03%
  • Other race: 3.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Edgefield, South Carolina is 4,813, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,769.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,750.

Edgefield, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,68556.71%
White1,70636.03%
Some Other Race1653.48%
Two or More Races921.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native611.29%
Asian260.55%

Edgefield Population Pyramid 2020

Edgefield Median Age

44.2


Total

41.6


Male

49.7


Female

Edgefield Adults

There are 4,351 adults, (790 of whom are seniors) in Edgefield.

Edgefield Age Dependency

33

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgefield Sex Ratio

Female

1,543

32.59%

Male

3,192

67.41%

Edgefield Households and Families

Edgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Edgefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.2%25.8%
All47.3%52.7%
Male46.4%53.6%
Non Family39%61%
Female35.3%64.7%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2042.2547.3
Non Family5441.0539
Married3023.3574.2
Female2892.8235.3
Male694.5246.4

3.22

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Edgefield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3709.39%
9th to 12th Grade57514.59%
High School Graduate1,64441.72%
Some College79820.25%
Associates Degree1804.57%
Bachelors Degree2145.43%
Graduate Degree1604.06%

Edgefield Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,1531,51698
White1,2591,097231
Hispanic42931640
Other Race135104
Multiple Races787815
Native American6137
Asian2655

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 multiple races people with a rate of 19.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,641$19,115$20,050
Less Than High School$14,727$13,906$19,402
High School Grad$18,060$15,313$18,542
Some College$23,232$19,583$30,978
Bachelors Degree$27,105$27,273$
Graduate Degree$36,250$28,250$55,417

$19,641

Average Earnings

$19,115

Average Male

$20,050

Average Female

Edgefield Language

Edgefield Language by Age

Edgefield Language

86.77% of Edgefield residents speak only English, while 13.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.48% of the population.

Edgefield Poverty

Edgefield Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,67654432.46%
White92620622.25%
Hispanic912123.08%
Other912123.08%

28.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.28%

Male Poverty Rate

26.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgefield is Black, with 32.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgefield is White, with 22.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.00%.

Name Poverty
Some College34.83%
High School21.44%
Less Than High School14.88%
Bachelors or Greater10.67%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.11%
Female Unemployed28.85%
Female Employed24.27%
Male Employed18.31%

Edgefield Income

Edgefield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,685$33,850
Families$40,773$43,994
Married Families$44,821-
Non Families$14,744$21,173

Edgefield Marital Status

Edgefield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

24.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.9%

Male Marriage Rate

23.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgefield Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Edgefield Marital Status by Race

Edgefield Veterans

321

Number of Veterans

299

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War115
Vietnam106
Second Gulf War55
World War II20
Korea4
Name Veterans % of Total
White17510.94%
Black1214.95%
Other1410.37%
Hispanic132.93%
2 or More1114.10%

$Edgefield Veterans by Education

33.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgefield Employment Status

27.4%

Labor Force Participation

24.3%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Edgefield 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

48.72%

Born in South Carolina

93.03%

Native Born

6.97%

Foreign Born

5.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.03% of Edgefield residents were born in the United States, with 48.72% having been born in South Carolina. 5.34% 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
20204,813220.46%
20194,791220.46%
20184,76980.17%
20174,761220.46%
20164,73930.06%
20154,736350.74%
20144,701-3-0.06%
20134,70450.11%
20124,699-39-0.82%
20114,738-12-0.25%
20104,7503010.66%
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%