Edisto, South Carolina Population 2024

1,815

Edisto is a city located in Orangeburg County South Carolina. Edisto has a 2024 population of 1,815. Edisto is currently declining at a rate of -2.37% annually and its population has decreased by -8.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,993 in 2020.

The average household income in Edisto is $57,636 with a poverty rate of 24.63%. The median age in Edisto is 39.6 years: 38.3 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Edisto Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.37%
  • White: 23%
  • Native American: 1.1%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
344.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.93% (-178)
The current population of Edisto, South Carolina is 1,815 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,993.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,43575.37%
White43823%
Native American211.1%
Other race100.53%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Edisto Population by Race

Edisto Population Pyramid 2024

Edisto Median Age

39.6

Total

38.3

Male

43.2

Female

Edisto Adults

There are 1,466 adults, (262 of whom are seniors) in Edisto.

Edisto Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Edisto Sex Ratio

Female81842.96%
Male1,08657.04%

Edisto Population by Age

Edisto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7072.6964.535.5
Female2493.9144.255.8
Married2042.8384.315.7
Non Family164079.920.1
Male902.147.852.2

3.16

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Edisto Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade24918.81%
Associates Degree1128.46%
Bachelors Degree22617.07%
Graduate Degree382.87%
High School Graduate47035.5%
Less Than 9th Grade50.38%
Some College22416.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Edisto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edisto Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,026885230
White26215134
Native American21210
Hispanic15130
Other Race1080

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 22.42%.

Edisto Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,852$43,873$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$24,744$0$35,897
Less Than 9th Grade$14,116$13,056$14,594
Overall$35,128$40,846$30,104
Some College$37,674$40,221$24,659

$35,128

Average Earnings

$40,846

Average Male

$30,104

Average Female

Edisto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edisto Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Edisto Language

98.37% of Edisto residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Edisto Language

Edisto Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White43327162.59%
Black1,43519813.8%

24.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.66%

Male Poverty Rate

25.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edisto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edisto is White, with 62.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edisto is Black, with 13.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.78%.

Edisto Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.03%
Some College12.8%
High School5.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Edisto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed29.19%
Male Employed6.86%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Edisto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edisto Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$50,029$60,638
Households$44,495$57,636
Married Families$71,136$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,214$23,457

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Edisto Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.9%

Male Marriage Rate

26.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Edisto Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Edisto 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 55-64.

Edisto Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Edisto Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

131

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War79
First Gulf War59
Vietnam13
Korea0
World War II0

Edisto Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54106
75+13
55 to 646
65 to 746
18 to 340

Edisto Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black12511.04%
White61.98%

Edisto Veterans by Race

Edisto Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edisto Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Edisto Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Edisto Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Edisto Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

93.86%

Born in Edisto

99.21%

Native Born

0.79%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.21% of Edisto residents were born in the United States, with 93.86% having been born in South Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Edisto Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,815-44-2.37%
20231,859-45-2.36%
20221,904-87-4.37%
20211,991-2-0.1%
20201,993-602-23.2%
20192,59530513.32%
20182,290-186-7.51%
20172,4761104.65%
20162,366451.94%
20152,321-8-0.34%
20142,329-55-2.31%
20132,3841697.63%
20122,215-70-3.06%
20112,285-274-10.71%
20102,55900%

Edisto Population by Year