Fort Lawn, South Carolina Population 2020

883

Fort Lawn is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 883, it is the 159th largest city in South Carolina and the 10844th largest city in the United States. Fort Lawn is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually but its population has decreased by -1.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 895 in 2010. Fort Lawn reached it's highest population of 895 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Fort Lawn has a population density of 634 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Lawn is $45,910 with a poverty rate of 20.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $800 per month, and the median house value is $92,900. The median age in Fort Lawn is 36.4 years, 39.8 years for males, and 34.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.0 males.

Fort Lawn Demographics

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

  • White: 61.56%
  • Black or African American: 35.08%
  • Two or more races: 2.77%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Lawn, South Carolina is 883, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 881.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 895.

Fort Lawn, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62361.56%
Black or African American35535.08%
Two or More Races282.77%
Some Other Race60.59%

Fort Lawn Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Lawn Median Age

36.4


Total

39.8


Male

34.6


Female

Fort Lawn Adults

There are 750 adults, (175 of whom are seniors) in Fort Lawn.

Fort Lawn Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Lawn Sex Ratio

Female

556

54.94%

Male

456

45.06%

Fort Lawn Households and Families

Fort Lawn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Lawn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
Male80%20%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Female47.6%52.4%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3622.870.4
Married1413.6689.4
Non Family1231.1857.7
Female634.0347.6
Male352.7780

3.59

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Lawn Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade192.83%
9th to 12th Grade9714.43%
High School Graduate23534.97%
Some College9914.73%
Associates Degree10515.63%
Bachelors Degree8212.20%
Graduate Degree355.21%

Fort Lawn Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48141294
Black18513817
Other Race666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,991$40,444$23,750
Less Than High School$22,813$$20,625
High School Grad$28,333$41,176$21,250
Some College$28,750$43,250$21,979
Bachelors Degree$$$36,250
Graduate Degree$40,417$38,750$72,500

$26,991

Average Earnings

$40,444

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Fort Lawn Language

Fort Lawn Language by Age

Fort Lawn Language

98.79% of Fort Lawn residents speak only English, while 1.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Fort Lawn Poverty

Fort Lawn Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White62310717.17%
Black3557621.41%
Multiple2828100.00%

20.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.72%

Male Poverty Rate

27.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Lawn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Lawn is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Lawn is White, with 17.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.76%
High School25.11%
Some College12.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Male Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed11.74%
Male Employed3.98%

Fort Lawn Income

Fort Lawn Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,545$45,910
Families$39,205$49,835
Married Families$62,188-
Non Families$36,563$37,647

Fort Lawn Marital Status

Fort Lawn Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Lawn Married by Age and Sex

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

Fort Lawn Veterans

88

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War23
First Gulf War11
Korea10
World War II3

$Fort Lawn Veterans by Education

10.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

67.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Lawn Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Lawn 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

72.83%

Born in South Carolina

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.91% of Fort Lawn residents were born in the United States, with 72.83% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% 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
202088310.11%
201988210.11%
201888120.23%
201787910.11%
2016878-1-0.11%
201587910.11%
2014878-9-1.01%
201388730.34%
2012884-5-0.56%
2011889-6-0.67%
20108950.00%