Fort Lawn, South Carolina Population 2024

958

Fort Lawn is a city located in Chester County South Carolina. Fort Lawn has a 2024 population of 958. Fort Lawn is currently declining at a rate of -0.1% annually and its population has decreased by -0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 964 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Lawn is $80,036 with a poverty rate of 11.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Lawn is 31.3 years, 26.8 years for males, and 33.2 years for females.

Fort Lawn Demographics

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

  • White: 54.83%
  • Black or African American: 40.03%
  • Two or more races: 5.13%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
688.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.62% (-6)
The current population of Fort Lawn, South Carolina is 958 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 964.

Fort Lawn, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White63054.83%
Black or African American46040.03%
Two or more races595.13%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fort Lawn Population by Race

Fort Lawn Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Lawn Median Age

31.3

Total

26.8

Male

33.2

Female

Fort Lawn Adults

There are 775 adults, (123 of whom are seniors) in Fort Lawn.

Fort Lawn Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Lawn Sex Ratio

Female61053.09%
Male53946.91%

Fort Lawn Population by Age

Fort Lawn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3842.9964.635.4
Married1723.418911
Female1243.5724.275.8
Non Family731.1580.819.2
Male152.44060

3.35

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Lawn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade263.83%
9th to 12th Grade9614.14%
High School Graduate21331.37%
Some College15823.27%
Associates Degree7110.46%
Bachelors Degree456.63%
Graduate Degree7010.31%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Lawn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Lawn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White42035881
Black2161583
2+ Races434131
Hispanic313131

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Fort Lawn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,759$49,904$28,992
Less Than 9th Grade$33,750$77,875$30,735
High School Graduate$26,458$26,250$26,667
Some College$31,964$66,250$28,750
Bachelors Degree$0$0$24,844
Graduate Degree$68,542$68,750$0

$32,759

Average Earnings

$49,904

Average Male

$28,992

Average Female

Fort Lawn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Lawn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Lawn Language

96.59% of Fort Lawn residents speak only English, while 3.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Fort Lawn Language

Fort Lawn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4608117.61%
White630426.67%
Multiple59610.17%

11.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.13%

Male Poverty Rate

11.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Lawn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Lawn is Black, with 17.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Lawn is White, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.57%.

Fort Lawn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College14.41%
Less Than 9th Grade9.84%
High School9.39%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%

Fort Lawn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed14.18%
Male Employed1.86%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fort Lawn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Lawn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$49,844$80,036
Families$51,953$68,948
Married Families$81,731$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,568$118,805

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Lawn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Lawn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Lawn 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 45-54.

Fort Lawn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Lawn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

73

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War21
Vietnam17
Korea9
Second Gulf War4
World War II2

Fort Lawn Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+34
55 to 6425
35 to 5411
65 to 743
18 to 340

Fort Lawn Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4810.74%
Black217.37%
2+ Races49.3%

Fort Lawn Veterans by Race

Fort Lawn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Lawn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Lawn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Lawn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Lawn 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

73.19%

Born in Fort Lawn

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Fort Lawn residents were born in the United States, with 73.19% 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 Asia.

Fort Lawn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029950-2-0.21%
2028952-1-0.1%
2027953-2-0.21%
2026955-1-0.1%
2025956-2-0.21%
2024958-1-0.1%
2023959-2-0.21%
2022961-1-0.1%
2021962-2-0.21%
2020964798.93%
2019885-1-0.11%
201888630.34%
201788330.34%
2016880-3-0.34%
201588320.23%
2014881-7-0.79%
201388810.11%
2012887-2-0.22%
2011889-6-0.67%
201089500%

Fort Lawn Population by Year