Fort Mill, South Carolina Population 2021

27,288
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Fort Mill is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 27,288, it is the 20th largest city in South Carolina and the 1408th largest city in the United States. Fort Mill is currently growing at a rate of 10.09% annually and its population has increased by 152.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,811 in 2010. Fort Mill reached it's highest population of 27,288 in 2021. Spanning over 20 miles, Fort Mill has a population density of 1,400 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Mill is $107,559 with a poverty rate of 6.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,073 per month, and the median house value is $289,200. The median age in Fort Mill is 35.4 years, 35.3 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males.

Fort Mill Demographics

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

  • White: 78.46%
  • Black or African American: 15.22%
  • Two or more races: 3.70%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Fort Mill, South Carolina is 27,288, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,782.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,811.

Fort Mill, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,88278.46%
Black or African American2,69315.22%
Two or More Races6543.70%
Asian2251.27%
Some Other Race1750.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.07%
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Fort Mill Population by Race

Fort Mill Population Pyramid 2021

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Fort Mill Median Age

35.4


Total

35.3


Male

35.5


Female

Fort Mill Adults

There are 12,134 adults, (1,719 of whom are seniors) in Fort Mill.

Fort Mill Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Mill Sex Ratio

Female

9,393

53.09%

Male

8,299

46.91%

Fort Mill Population by Age

Fort Mill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Mill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All76.3%23.7%
Male64.3%35.7%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Female47.3%52.7%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Mill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1302.8976.3
Married3,5913.2890.8
Non Family1,2761.2960.3
Female9583.1847.3
Male3053.9664.3

3.24

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Fort Mill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1431.29%
9th to 12th Grade4333.92%
High School Graduate1,96117.73%
Some College1,96417.76%
Associates Degree1,20910.93%
Bachelors Degree3,68433.31%
Graduate Degree1,66615.06%
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Fort Mill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Mill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,7968,5394,672
Black1,4481,271289
Hispanic460351171
Multiple Races209209121
Asian16614099
Other Race1194232
Native American232311
Islander12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.64%.

Fort Mill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,873$72,204$44,266
Less Than High School$$31,912$7,639
High School Grad$31,430$41,925$23,990
Some College$44,583$54,344$41,000
Bachelors Degree$74,746$101,386$54,473
Graduate Degree$75,473$115,521$59,698

$53,873

Average Earnings

$72,204

Average Male

$44,266

Average Female

Fort Mill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Mill Language by Age

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Fort Mill Language

95.15% of Fort Mill residents speak only English, while 4.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Fort Mill Language

Fort Mill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4044913.66%
Black2,68049118.32%
Hispanic7178812.27%
Asian2256428.44%
Other1682917.26%
Islander1212100.00%
Native51917.65%
Multiple65481.22%

6.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.07%

Male Poverty Rate

7.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Mill

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Mill is Multiple, with 1.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.80%.

Fort Mill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.78%
High School8.93%
Some College3.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%

Fort Mill Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.15%
Male Unemployed7.08%
Female Employed6.79%
Male Employed0.95%

Fort Mill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Mill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,061$107,559
Families$103,033$117,370
Married Families$123,503-
Non Families$52,188$65,532
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Income by Household Type

Fort Mill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Mill Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Mill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fort Mill Marital Status by Race

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Fort Mill Marital Status

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840

Number of Veterans

810

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam333
First Gulf War215
Second Gulf War142
World War II7
Korea

Fort Mill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54273
65 to 74262
55 to 64124
75+113
18 to 3468

Fort Mill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7477.56%
Black835.00%
Hispanic214.00%
Other107.63%

Fort Mill Veterans by Race

Fort Mill Veterans by Education

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1.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Mill Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Mill Employment by Age

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Fort Mill Employment by Race

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Fort Mill 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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25.05%

Born in South Carolina

95.47%

Native Born

4.53%

Foreign Born

2.47%

Non Citizen

2.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.47% of Fort Mill residents were born in the United States, with 25.05% having been born in South Carolina. 2.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Mill Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202127,2882,50210.09%
202024,7862,50211.23%
201922,2842,50212.65%
201819,7822,30013.16%
201717,4822,37915.75%
201615,1031,3609.90%
201513,7435504.17%
201413,1937265.82%
201312,4674103.40%
201212,0572201.86%
201111,8371441.23%
201011,6934,1064.42%
20007,5872,6574.41%
19904,9307681.71%
19804,162-343-0.79%
19704,5051,1903.11%
19603,3151110.34%
19503,2042850.94%
19402,9190.00%

Fort Mill Population by Year