Fort Mill, South Carolina Population 2024

36,693

Fort Mill is a city located in York County South Carolina. Fort Mill has a 2024 population of 36,693. Fort Mill is currently growing at a rate of 8.51% annually and its population has increased by 45.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,187 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Mill is $146,042 with a poverty rate of 4.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Mill is 36.7 years, 35.8 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Fort Mill Demographics

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

  • White: 78.94%
  • Black or African American: 11.14%
  • Two or more races: 4.54%
  • Asian: 3.11%
  • Other race: 2.04%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
Land Area (mi²)
19.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,861.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
45.68% (11,506)
The current population of Fort Mill, South Carolina is 36,693 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,187.

Fort Mill, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,54278.94%
Black or African American2,90011.14%
Two or more races1,1824.54%
Asian8083.11%
Other race5312.04%
Native American480.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.04%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fort Mill Population by Race

Fort Mill Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Mill Median Age

36.7

Total

35.8

Male

37.4

Female

Fort Mill Adults

There are 18,218 adults, (2,715 of whom are seniors) in Fort Mill.

Fort Mill Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Mill Sex Ratio

Female13,44151.65%
Male12,58148.35%

Fort Mill Population by Age

Fort Mill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,9982.8984.215.8
Married5,5623.3594.85.2
Non Family1,7151.2466.133.9
Female1,2093.1163.336.7
Male5122.979.320.7

3.22

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Mill Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4072.44%
Associates Degree1,5709.4%
Bachelors Degree5,67834%
Graduate Degree3,59321.52%
High School Graduate2,53815.2%
Less Than 9th Grade1490.89%
Some College2,76416.55%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Mill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Mill Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,19812,9707,831
Black1,7151,534568
Hispanic711616197
Asian599547407
2+ Races550550269
Other Race30724866
Native American222216
Islander1100

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 native american people with a rate of 72.73%.

Fort Mill Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$88,125$113,889$62,282
Graduate Degree$102,760$137,739$68,266
High School Graduate$49,794$51,671$44,375
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$69,148$94,632$55,892
Some College$52,914$68,784$41,103

$69,148

Average Earnings

$94,632

Average Male

$55,892

Average Female

Fort Mill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Mill Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Mill Language

93.52% of Fort Mill residents speak only English, while 6.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.89% of the population.

Fort Mill Language

Fort Mill Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,9326883.45%
Hispanic1,47421814.79%
Black2,8991856.38%
Other53117933.71%
Asian80710813.38%
Native481429.17%
Islander1111100%

4.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.86%

Male Poverty Rate

5.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Mill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Mill is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Mill is White, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.18%.

Fort Mill Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.53%
High School7.57%
Some College3.3%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%

Fort Mill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed15.03%
Male Unemployed11.68%
Female Employed3.12%
Male Employed1.97%

Fort Mill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Mill Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$143,099$160,860
Households$128,125$146,042
Married Families$163,902$-999,999,999
Non Families$67,788$76,011

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Mill Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Mill Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Fort Mill Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Mill Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

929

Number of Veterans

919

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam374
First Gulf War240
Second Gulf War202
Korea18
World War II9

Fort Mill Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54318
65 to 74243
75+190
55 to 64127
18 to 3451

Fort Mill Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8605.88%
Black512.53%
Hispanic283.37%
2+ Races182.85%

Fort Mill Veterans by Race

Fort Mill Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Mill Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Mill Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Mill Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Mill 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

16.67%

Born in Fort Mill

94.44%

Native Born

5.56%

Foreign Born

2.38%

Non Citizen

3.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.44% of Fort Mill residents were born in the United States, with 16.67% having been born in South Carolina. 2.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fort Mill Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202951,0752,8765.97%
202848,1992,8776.35%
202745,3222,8766.78%
202642,4462,8777.27%
202539,5692,8767.84%
202436,6932,8778.51%
202333,8162,8769.3%
202230,9402,98510.68%
202127,9552,76810.99%
202025,1872,85712.79%
201922,3302,53512.81%
201819,7952,30913.2%
201717,4862,38715.81%
201615,0991,3629.91%
201513,7375564.22%
201413,1817275.84%
201312,4544123.42%
201212,0422251.9%
201111,8171461.25%
201011,6714,08453.83%
20007,5872,65753.89%
19904,93076818.45%
19804,162-343-7.61%
19704,5051,19035.9%
19603,3151113.46%
19503,2042859.76%
19402,91900%
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Fort Mill Population by Year